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RGCCISD GUIDANCE & COUNSELING DEPARTMENT

 

RGCCISD COUNSELORS

 

The RGCCISD guidance and counseling department follows the Texas Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program, which is an integral part of the total educational program. It provides a systematic, planned approach for helping all students acquire and apply basic life skills by making optimal use of special knowledge and skills of school counselors.

This program is based on four components, which are as follows:

Guidance Curriculum-the purpose of the guidance curriculum is to help students acquire age-appropriate knowledge and skills within the scope of the following content areas: self-confidence, development, motivation to achieve, decision making, goal setting, planning, problem-solving skills, interpersonal effectiveness, and responsible behavior.

Responsive Services-the purpose of the responsive services component is to intervene on behalf of those students whose immediate personal concerns or problems put their continued personal-social, career and/or educational development at risk.

Individual Planning- the purpose of the individual planning system is to guide all students as they plan, monitor, and manage their own educational career and personal-social development.

Systems Support-this component describes services and management activities that indirectly benefit students.

The RGCCISD Guidance & Counseling/Social Work mission is to implement a comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program for our students in grades Pre-K - 12 promoting student success through a focus on academic achievement, prevention, and intervention activities, advocacy and social/emotional and career development to meet the needs of the students and community. 

The comprehensive development guidance and counseling program model is embedded in the RGCCISD academic curriculum and covers these strands:

  • Self-knowledge and acceptance
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Decision making/problem solving
  • Motivation to achieve
  • Goal setting
  • Career planning

We encourage parents to make an appointment with your child's counselor to view the guidance curriculum and discuss what you can do together to create the most successful educational experience possible.

 

RGCCISD RESPONSIVE SERVICES

 

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Border Region Behavioral Health Center

(956) 487-3748

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Starr Co. Memorial Hospital

(956) 487-5561

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Starr Co. Sheriff Dept.

(956) 487-5571

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Rio Grande City Police Dept.

(956) 487-8892

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City of La Grulla Police Dept.

(956) 487-8522

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

 

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Texas Health and Human Services

1-833-986-1919

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24-Hour Crisis Hotline

1-800-643-1102

EMERGENCY 911