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About Student Services

Students Services - Online Pamphlet:

Counseling Program’s Mission Statement:
The Central High School Counseling department is committed to fostering an
eagerness for knowledge and life-long learning. This promotes the development of
decision making skills in order to cultivate personal, academic, and career goals.
Ultimately, we encourage caring and responsible citizenship with a desire for
goodness in a global community.


Student Services:

School Counselor Roles:

School Counselors are available to students and parents to discuss academics, college
and career goals, and to also help with social/emotional issues.

Counselors will:

  • Coordinate the school developmental program
  • Meet with your student to develop a four-year plan and discuss post-high school options
  • Provide individual and/or group counseling
  • Offer night programs throughout the year on important topics for students and families
  • Serve as a liaison for community resources
  • Assist students in mastering academic, personal/social, and career competencies


Social Workers’ Roles:

School Social Workers support students whose social/emotional and behavioral problems impact
school performance. School social workers assist these students through early identification,
prevention, intervention, counseling, and support.

Social Workers will:

  • Provide group and /or individual counseling for students
  • Serve as a liaison for community resources
  • Develop and implement behavior plans for students as needed


School Psychologists’ Roles:

School Psychologists work with students, educators, and families to evaluate student
learning needs, provide information about support services, provide information about
interventions for emerging problems, and collaborate with educators and families to
address issues.

School Psychologists will:

  • Provide group and /or individual counseling for students
  • Assist in the implementation and development of Individualized Education Plans
  • Design and implement student progress monitoring systems and interventions
  • Collect and analyze data related to school improvement, student outcomes and accountability requirements


Community Resources:
The information provided below is offered as a resource for those seeking a variety of support
services. We do not recommend one service over another. You should check with your insurance
company to determine which of these providers might be included in your coverage plan.

Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital
1650 Moon Lake Blvd. Hoffman Estates

Provena St. Joseph Hospital
77 N. Airlite St. Elgin

Linden Oaks Medical Group
3805 E. Main Street St. Charles

Tri-City Family Services
1120 Randall Ct. Geneva

A list of professional counselors in the community will be available upon request from Student Services.


Counseling Activites:

  • Senior Meetings (individual and group)
  • Host College Representatives
  • New Student Meetings (monthly)
  • PSAT
  • Application Completion Night
  • Freshman Meetings (small groups)
  • EXPLORE/PLAN tests
  • Early Graduate Meeting
  • Financial Aid Night
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Course Selection/Registration
  • 8th grade registration
  • FAFSA Completion Night
  • College Start-up for Juniors
  • AAA Showcase
  • Career Fair
  • 504 Case Management
  • College Field Trips

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