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Counselor

Welcome to the Counselor's Corner!

To support students and their families, as part of the Continuous Learning Plan, I will be available during office hours, Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. You can call or text me at (505) 738-3633 or email outside of office hours at Irma.Vega-gomez@aps.edu

Counseling services are provided by a licensed school counselor. Students, parents, teachers, and staff may consult with the counselor.

Services provided:

  • Consulting with community members
  • Individual counseling sessions with students upon referral
  • Small group counseling
  • Classroom guidance lessons at teacher request

When a child is referred for counseling services, the counselor will contact the parents/guardians before counseling sessions begin.

Meet the counselor to discuss any of the following:

  • Friendships & Relationships
  • Family changes
  • Grief issues
  • Mistreatment
  • Mediation
  • Safety concerns (for yourself or others)

Ongoing

The District Counseling office will provide resources, professional development and support to APS Professional School Counselors, assisting them to embrace and enhance school counselor best practices, while advocating for every student to receive equitable access to rigorous academic preparation, and college and career readiness.

The Counseling Programs are in alignment with the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) model, is designed to meet the following career development standards for all students:

  • Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions.
  • Students will employ strategies to achieve further career success and satisfaction.
  • Students will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education and training and the world of work.

Contact Information

Irma Vega Gomez
Counselor
irma.vega-gomez@aps.edu

Important Resources

Agora Crisis Center 
505-277-3013, 855-505-4505
Agora Crisis Center Website

NM Crisis Hotline
1-855-NMCRISIS

Southwest Family Guidance Center
(505) 830-1871

APS Title I Family Resources
(505) 253-0330

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website