Mary P. Goodwin, School Counselor
Counseling Mission Statement
The mission of Just 4 Developmental Laboratory’s school counseling department is to advocate and ensure students encounter and experience equity, environments conducive to learning and a school climate that is culturally compassionate, sensitive and responsive to all students. The school counselor will serve as a leader that is instrumental in the development of resilient, lifelong learners who thrive and succeed within any global community.
Counseling Vision Statement
The vision of Just 4 Developmental Laboratory’s school counseling department is to further develop the academic, social-emotional and college/career skills of every student enabling them to thrive and succeed at the next levels of education and within any global community.
Counselor Belief Statements
- At Just 4 Developmental Laboratory, the School Counselor believes:
o All students deserve access to equity.
o All students have the right to access the school counselor.
o The school counselor is an advocate for all students.
o All students can learn to be resilient during seasons of adversity.
o All students have potential to become productive members of society.
o All students can achieve academic, career, and social-emotional success when given the proper and adequate tools.
o All students deserve a school climate that is culturally compassionate, sensitive and responsive.
o Data should be used to design, implement, evaluate, and continuously improve the school counseling program.
o School counselors serve as leaders and collaborators in assessing barriers to academic success.
o School counselors collaborate with families, stakeholders, and community resources to meet the all students’ needs.
o School counselors abide by the ASCA’s Ethical Standards for School Counselors.