Counsellor's Corner

Counsellor's Office Hours Tuesday and Thursday

Please Email M David Szynkowski at dszynkowski@gsacrd.ab.ca to request an appointment on Tuesday or Friday

For Students if you do not want to email me please go down to the office and ask Mme Saaid or Mme Jo  to give me a message or ask your teacher to email me or see me :)) 

 

Counsellor's Corner

Student services and counselling department offer a variety of information and support regarding post-secondary, career, educational and personal matters. At ESSMY, we have an open-door policy where students can access counselling on an as-need basis. Teachers and parents can also refer students and appointments can be booked in advance please email dszynkowski@gsacrd.ab.ca

Support is provided for individual and family concerns and referrals to outside agencies can be accessed through the school counsellor. Please contact David Szynkowski via email, or you may also choose to call him at the school 780-459-5702 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

Below are some great educational Links. Please click on the underlined title to be redirected to the website.

 

Tutoring Services are available through the University of Alberta. We recommend you ask for credentials, such as degrees, and references from past clients.

There are many Practice Exams available for students to use as a study aide. Users must sign up, and there is a small fee associated with their service.

 

Exam Stress? Alberta Health Services has many great articles on how to cope during this stressful time. You'll find practical and helpful tips to get you through the rigours of  Junior High School Exams.

 

Personal and Mental Health Support

Access information regarding substance use, self-harm, or other mental health concerns through this site. Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC), now part of Alberta Health Services, provides excellent information about resources, prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol abuse.

 

AlbertaQuits Services include helpline, online and group counselling services designed to support all Albertans who have a desire to quit smoking.

 

Canadian Mental Health Association offers this site to raise awareness of mental health problems that can affect teen lives and to provide practical tools and suggestions to support high school students.

 

The Family Centre offers a wide range of programs and services to individuals and families including counselling for individuals, couples, families and groups.

 

Family School Liaison Program (FCSS) is a family centred resource that provides support, counselling and liaison services to individuals and families whose children may be experiencing difficulties either at home or at school.

 

St.Albert SAIF (Stop Abuse In Families) Society provides education, support and advocacy in the prevention of all forms of violence in relationships.

 

Mental Health site for Youth Seeking Support.