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Seirbhísí Comhairle (Counselling Services)

ROLE OF THE COUNSELLOR

  • To provide information on the counselling service, the role of the counsellor and the boundaries of confidentiality.
  • To co-operate with the principal, teachers and parents in setting up a suitable appointments system.
  • To report back on a regular basis on numbers that use services and give a general overview of the types of problems.
  • To liaise with pastoral care, principal, teachers and other caring agencies with a view to easing referrals and accessing specialist consultants.
  • To keep such records of counselling work as maybe requested by the school.
  • To provide consultation to staff whose role is to support pupils in distress.
  • To review and evaluate the service.
  • To attend supervision with a suitably qualified supervisor.
  • To offer pupils, parents and staff individual consultation.

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