• Seventh-Grade Counseling Learning Objectives

    Academic Development



    Grade 7

    Improvement of Academic Self-concept leading to Life-long learning

    Demonstrate and refine study skills and test-taking strategies utilizing available academic resources.

    Self-management for Life-long learning

    Demonstrate and refine a self-management system to promote academic success.


    Recognize ongoing academic expectations and develop strategies to meet increased demands.


    Career Development



    Grade 7

    Integration of Self-knowledge into Life and Career Plans

    Use current interests, strengths, and limitations to guide career exploration and educational planning.

    Respect for All Work

     Recognize the relevance of all work and workers, and their existence in a global society.

    Career Decision Making

    Utilize career and educational information to explore career paths of interest.

    Education and Career Requirements

    Utilize a variety of resources to obtain information about the levels of training and education required for various occupations.

    Personal Skills for Job Success

    Utilize information about personal, ethical, and work habit skills to enhance individual student success.

    Job seeking Skills

    Identify and demonstrate basic job seeking skills of interviewing and completing applications.


    Personal and Social Development



    Grade 7


    Demonstrate understanding of individual strengths and personal challenges and how they relate to a positive self-concept.

    Balancing Life Roles

    Apply personal planning strategies to balance individual, family, and school responsibilities.

    Citizenship and contribution within a diverse community

    Identify and practice ways to be a contributing group member.

    Quality relationships

    Practice effective interpersonal skills in a variety of social situations.

    Respect for self and Others

    Promote acceptance and respect for individual differences.

    Personal Responsibility in Relationships

    Practice problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills.

    Safe and Healthy Choices

    Utilize effective problem-solving, decision-making and refusal skills needed to make safe/healthy choices in social situations.

    Personal Safety of Self and Others

    Develop strategies to maintain personal safety.

    Coping Skills

    Apply coping skills to manage life-changing events.