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Our Counseling Program
We offer counseling in the following areas:

Academic Counseling
Career Counseling
Personal/Social Counseling
  • Mission Statement
    The Mission Statement of NFMS Professional School Counseling Program is to provide all students with the necessary tools to reach their fullest potential in the areas of academic, career, and personal/social development.
  • School Counseling Philosophy
    The Statement of Philosophy of NFMS Professional School Counseling Program is that all students have the ability to learn. However, personal and social concerns sometime interfere with the academic progress. Tools in dealing with these situations need to be provided to students. It is also the philosophy that program evaluations need to take place to ensure the counseling program is meeting the needs of all students.
Counseling Links

Resources

11 months ago

All about the needs of middle school students
http://www.middleweb.com/ParntInvl.html

Link to help parents and students transition to middle school and be successful 
http://www.schoolcounselor.org/content.asp?contentid=228

Link to the standards & SOL-based instructional resources
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/standards_docs/index.shtml

Link to 5 year Academic and Career Plan: Virginia DOE Policy Update
guidelines_academic_career_plans.pdf

Link to explore careers and future academic plans
https://www.vawizard.org/vccs/Main.action
http://www.vaview.vt.edu/

Link to Virginia Department of Education Graduation Requirements
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/graduation/index.shtml

Link to the online Occupational Outlook Handbook
http://www.bls.gov/search/ooh.htm

Response Teen Services540-459-5161
Department of Social Services540-459-6226
Northwestern Community Services540-459-5108
Health Department540-459-3733
Pregnancy Center540-984-4673
Center for Hope Counseling540-459-8630
Emergency/Police911
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline800-273-8255
Food Pantries
Lighthouse Ministries540-459-2782
Love Center540-984-4018
Open Door540-477-3527
Loaves and Fishes540-740-8380
Bread of Life540-459-4419
Angel Food Ministrieshttp://www.angelfoodministries.co