The district staff coordinates guidance counseling services throughout Fayette County Public Schools. Our guidance specialists and school counselors provide support in the areas of academic counseling, college and career readiness, social skills, social/emotional learning, counseling and therapy, and crisis response.
How does a student see a school's guidance specialist? Appointment made by the specialist, self-referral, parent referral, administrative referral, teacher and other staff referral, drop-in, agency referral
Where can students see the guidance specialist? In the provider's office, in the classroom, in the hallway, on the playground, in the lunchroom, in the community, at home
What are the specialist's qualifications? Master of arts in school counseling, master of social work, psychology specialist or Ph.D., Kentucky state certification in education counseling, school social work or school psychology
How does a specialist learn about current trends? In-service training sessions, workshops and seminars; conventions and conferences, continuing education, regular school and districtwide meetings; county, state and national association meetings; professional journals/books
Web tip: The URL shortcut to this page is fcps.net/guidance