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West Virginia Schools For The Deaf and the Blind

School Counselor

School counselors work with students, families, communities and school staff to address academic, career, and social and emotional development needs for all students in grades preschool to twelfth grade.

School Counselors are responsible for creating a Comprehensive School Counseling Program (CSCP), which is an integral part of the total school program and is aligned with the school’s mission. The CSCP is a proactive, systemic approach to assist students with the acquisition of attitudes, knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to maximize student success and prepare for a variety of postsecondary options.


Make an appointment to talk with the counselor by using this form: Make an appointment

2315: Comprehensive School Counseling Program

2520.19: Student Success Standards

2510: Regulations for Education Programs

Every year students will explore their career interests as a part of the school curriculum which will help them determine their career after graduation. Starting in 8th grade, students meet with their family, advisors, and school counselor to develop their class schedule for the next year. The student’s class schedule will be built according to their career interests as well as to ensure that they have taken the classes that are required for graduation.

If a student at the WV Schools for the Deaf and the Blind may need counseling, please fill out the appropriate form below and submit to Melora Brock.

  • If you are a staff member, please complete this form: Staff Referral Form
  • If you are a student and you need a referral, please complete this form: Student Referral Form
  • If you are a parent or guardian, please complete this form: Parent/Guardian Referral Form

If you need assistance with any form, please contact your child’s school and a staff member will help you.

Melora Brock
Melora Brock
WVSDB Counselor