What the Counseling Program Offers
Individual counseling – students are self, parent, or teacher-referred to speak with the counselor regarding academic or personal/social concerns.
Group counseling - topics such as study skills, changing families, friendship and social skills, are addressed
Lunch bunches - students invite friends to join them for a supervised lunch in the counselor's office
Classroom guidance - teaching topics which include: bullying prevention, study and test taking skills, stress management, communication skills, conflict resolution, tolerance, goal setting, career development, etc.
Parent support - which includes parent conferences, referrals, parenting information, and parent center presentations
Peer mediation – is a program designed for trained student mediators to help resolve conflicts that arise among peers in a confidential setting
Student Council Association (SCA) - Belvedere's student government which sponsors community service projects (candy for the troops, canned food drives, etc.) and spirit days. Its purpose is to develop leadership skills among its members and foster participation in the school and the community.
Student Host – ambassadors for new students transitioning into the school throughout the year
Assistance for Families in Need - school supplies, December holiday gifts for children and holiday food baskets