What services we offer:

  • Short-term individual student counseling for personal, social, emotional, and educational issues.
  • Consultation for adults working with students, training, resource, and referral services.
  • Classroom activities such as educational planning, personal-social development, career choices, college selection, and post-secondary options.
  • Group activities that may include orientation for students and parents of services, programs and personnel, and assistance with educational planning, study skills, career planning, and college selection.
  • Appraise individual student of abilities, achievement, and interests; advise for activities based on appraisal.
  • Recommend curricular choices/options and educational career planning and progress.
  • Student placement in programs.
  • College application procedure.



High school counselors provide short-term counseling to individual students, parents, and staff on request or referral.  Other services include small group counseling and providing resource and referral information for other mental health professionals.

Counselors help students learn to:

  • Develop problem-solving skills.
  • Work toward self-understanding.
  • Develop communication skills.
  • Develop study skills.
  • Manage transitional issues between levels and programs.
  • Learn to self-advocate.
  • Cope with change.
  • Identify interests in educational/career options.
  • Identify curricular interests and needs.

Counselors will help parents to understand:

  • Teenage development issues.
  • Effective parent/child communication.
  • Student academic and behavioral issues.
  • Assessment services and support.
  • Transitional issues between levels/programs.
  • Curricular requirements for graduation.
  • Educational/career/college choices, options, and processes.


Crisis counseling is provided for students, parents, and staff.  Counselors are called upon for individual, building, and district-wide crises.



Information about community resources and coordination of services for students, parents, and educators is provided through referral and personal contact.  Referrals are made when the need is identified for therapeutic intervention or long-term counseling.


How do we see a school counselor?

  • Parents may call the guidance secretary for appointments at 330-653-1420. 
  • Students may schedule appointments with the guidance secretary during study hall or lunch.
  • Before or after school appointments must be made directly with the guidance counselor.
  • A counselor is available daily for student walk-ins.


Need additional information?

If you need more information concerning the Hudson City Schools' Comprehensive Student Services Program, please contact The Office of Pupil Services, at 330- 653-1426, or visit the Hudson High School Guidance website.






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