Parent/Guardian Needs Assessment - 2008-09

In the development of our School Counseling Plan, it is necessary to get informtion from parents/guardians about how we can provide the best services to you and your child. We invite you to respond to the statements below. We will use this information to guide our classroom lessons, small group counseling offerings, and parent workshops.


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.

  1. My child is in Grade ____ for the 2008-09 school year.*
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8

  1. My child's name is __________________________.

  1. Academic Development Needs-
    My child would be more productive in the classroom if he/she had assistance with:


            1 2 3      
      1) Using his/her classtime wisely Agree Disagree  
      2) Using better work/study habits. Agree Disagree  
      3)Completing and returning homework. Agree Disagree  
      4)Relaxing during tests and assessments. Agree Disagree  
      5)Improving their study habits at home. Agree Disagree  

  1. Personal/Social Development Needs-
    My child would be better equipped to handle daily challenges if he/she had assistance with:*

            1 2 3      
      Understanding and identifying feelings. Agree Disagree  
      Understanding/managing feelings related to death, divorce,or other family changes. Agree Disagree  
      Developing a good sense of self esteem and confidence. Agree Disagree  
      Managing worry and stress. Agree Disagree  
      Using conflict resolution skills and strategies. Agree Disagree  
      Developing and maintaining positive peer relationships. Agree Disagree  
      Understanding the emotional and physical dangers of substance use and abuse. Agree Disagree  

  1. Career Development Needs-
    My child would benefit from knowing more about:*

            1 2 3      
      Personal skills, interests and abilities. Agree Disagree  
      Appropriate work related behaviors. Agree Disagree  
      Advanced class offerings, Specialty Center Programs and elective class offerings. Agree Disagree  
      Linking course choices with career choices and quality of life. Agree Disagree  
      Career opportunities in the 21 century. Agree Disagree  

  1. Please list any Parent Workshops that you would like to see the School Counseling department offer this school year.

  1. When is the best time for you to attend a Parent Workshop?
    Evenings from 6:30-8:00
    Mornings from 9:00-10:00
    Saturday from 9:00-12:00