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Counselor's Corner

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Second Step is a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum that has been adopted by the Capistrano Unified School District. School Counselors at the Elementary and Middle School levels are conducting lessons within your child's classroom six times a year. Second Step addresses concepts and strategies related to foundation skills for learning, empathy, emotion management, and problem solving. 

Second Step


CUSD School Counseling Program Vision Statement


The School Counseling Program strives to provide opportunities so that every student will acquire the social-emotional, academic, and career skills to reach their fullest educational potential and successfully manage their lives as healthy, responsible, competent and productive citizens who respect themselves and others.

CUSD School Counseling Program Mission Statement

CUSD School Counseling Program Mission Statement

The mission of Capistrano Unified School District School Counselors is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that supports the whole child. School Counselors will focus on the needs, interests, and issues related to social-emotional, academic, and college/career development of all students through a multi-tiered system of support. School Counselors will advocate, collaborate and facilitate actions that promote a positive school climate, provide an opportunity for all students to access their education and achieve personal and academic success to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world.

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