The Counseling Department includes Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education certified school counselors who serve as College Counselors and Personal & Wellness Counselors dedicated to supporting the Cor Jesu community. College counselors aid students in college preparation and planning. In the fall, the department hosts a college fair for all students as well as holding college planning sessions for juniors and their parents. The department also provides access to more than 100 college representative from across the country. Naviance, an online program, helps students and their parents navigate the college and career search more easily. The department also coordinates standardized testing at various grade levels. Personal and wellness counselors strive to educate the whole person of each individual student and support them on their journey. Each semester, the department hosts a Wellness Presentation on a topic we deem relevant to our community’s current needs. Previous topics have included depression, anxiety, eating disorders, career planning, financial management, transitions, stress reduction, street drugs, alcohol and the brain, establishing healthy boundaries in relationships, and women’s health issues. Information on these presentations will be disseminated through emails to the students and through the Principal’s Perspective publications.