The Counseling Department
supports the high school’s mission of teaching “all students to think
critically and creatively and to develop their potential through a
diverse program of courses and activities that help them mature into
productive and responsible citizens.” To that end, Amity Counseling
Services offers a comprehensive program that assists students to acquire
critical and creative thinking skills in the academic, career,
personal, social, and civic aspects of their development. These
programs and activities enable students to develop their potential and
mature into productive, responsible, lifelong learners and world
citizens. Counseling services are proactive, developmental and
responsive to the needs of every student.
programs and activities help students to meet the academic, social, and
civic expectations of Amity Regional High School by achieving the
will acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and skills that contribute to
effective learning in school and across the lifespan.
- Students will complete high school with the academic preparation essential to access a wide range of post-secondary options.
will understand the relationship of the school’s academic, social, and
civic expectations to life beyond high school, including the future
world of work and successful participation in the community.
will gain knowledge of personal strengths, weaknesses, and interests
and apply this knowledge in their exploration of postsecondary options,
life goals, and the world of work.
- Students will develop skills to discover realistic and satisfying career and life opportunities for themselves.
will use deliberate problem solving and decision making strategies to
develop informed post-secondary plans and career and life goals.
Students will acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to help them understand and respect themselves and others.
will develop effective interpersonal skills to enable them to
participate in and contribute to their various communities.
- Students will understand safety and survival skills.