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Sonoma Valley High School
SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM PROFILE
2017-2018
20000 Broadway
Sonoma, CA 95476
Principal's Message
Kathleen Hawing 
"Sonoma Valley High School’s counseling team is dedicated to student success and upholding ASCA’s mindsets and behaviors for student success. The counseling team provides our students with academic, personal-social, and college/career-related support to ensure the best possible education in a safe and supportive school climate. 

By collaborating with parents, teachers, administration and other relevant stakeholders, the team encourages student success both inside and outside of our school. Our school counseling team changes the lives of our students by challenging them to strive for and achieve their full potential not only here at SVHS, but also as members of our community." 




School Counseling Program


Core Curriculum
Group Counseling
ASCA
Ethical 
Standards
The Sonoma Valley High School Counseling Program abides by the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) Ethical Standards for School Counselors.
The school counseling program holds counseling groups that cover topics in all 3 school counseling domains (Academic, Social-Emotional, College/Career).
Groups cover: 
  • Mental Health  Awareness Weeks
  • QPR Training
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
  • 5-Year Plans through Naviance Program
  • Guidance on a-g requirements and course planning for all Freshmen
Academic
College/Career

Social/Emotional


  • College Prep
  • Academic Skill Building
  • Community Building
  • Social Skills
  • Grief 
Academic Development
The school counseling program promotes academic success through


  • Study Skills Groups
  • Guidance on a-g requirements
  • Graduation Plans
College and Career Readiness
Work-Based Learning Coordinator
College and Career Center Coordinator
College and Career Specialist
Career Education
College Info Nights
Application Workshops
Financial Aid and Scholarship Services
Services provided that encourage post secondary planning:
Mary Klenow
Wendy Swanson
Lisa Conner
Over $2 Million awarded in 2017 through scholarships and grants 
The decrease in suspensions is in part attributed to a more positive school climate with campus groups such as Link Crew and Peer Leading United Students (PLUS.)
Social/Emotional Development
  • Individual Counseling
  • QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Training for all freshmen 
  • Crisis Management 
  • Referrals to Outside Agencies
The school counseling team promotes positive social-emotional health by:




Maricela
Sanchez
Sonoma State University
 BA, MA, PPS
Kalia Gurnee
Willamette University BA
Sonoma State University: MA, PPS
Kate Kamanga
Kalamazoo College: BA
Teachers College, Columbia: MA
Michigan State University: MA, PPS
Elizabeth Campos
Sonoma State University
 BA, MA, PPS
Luis Bravo
Sonoma State University
 BA, MA, PPS
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Nidza Clark, Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) (Social Advocates for Youth)
Veronica Leyva, MFT (Crisis, Assessment, Prevention, Evaluation)
School Psychologist
Nicole Lage - Counseling Technician
Amber McCann-Howlett - Registrar
SVHS
COUNSELING TEAM
Support Services
ProgramS and Partnerships
Sonoma Valley High School works with community partners and programs to provide resources for our students and their families while promoting a climate of care within the community. 
Contact Information
20000 Broadway 
Sonoma, CA 95476
Website
Calendar
Counseling 
Technician
(707) 933-4010
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Please allow 24-48 hours for return phone call or email
Maricela Sanchez: [email protected]
Kalia Gurnee: [email protected]
Kate Kamanga: [email protected]
Elizabeth Campos: [email protected]
Luis Bravo: [email protected]

Counselor Contact Information
This School Counseling Profile was designed and published by Sonoma State University School Counseling Intern Rachael Kobe.
Funding for this publication was generously provided by the CSU Collaborative for the Advancement of Link Learning