School counseling programs in Tennessee have always played an important role in the educational process for students. School counselors work with students, families, communities, faculties and staff to address issues that have a substantial impact on student academic, personal/social and career development. Wherever counselors serve, be it in rural, urban or suburban areas, they strive to meet the needs of all students.
To learn more about school counseling see resources below. For additional information, please contact Lori Paisley, Director of Coordinated School Health.
- Tennessee Model for Comprehensive School Counseling
- Tennessee Mental Health Standards and Guidelines
- Counseling and Career Guidance
- Educator Licensing
- Coordinated School Health
- Suicide Prevention & The Jason Foundation
- Tennessee School Counselor Association
- American School Counselor Association
- Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network
- Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
- Character Education
- School Climate
In an effort to reduce the wait time for school personnel to report suspected allegations of child abuse and/or neglect, the Department of Children's Services has issued a toll-free hotline number for school personnel only:
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