Mission
 
Faith Christian School provides a Christ-centered environment of academic excellence, where faculty and staff work with families, to  develop students who will know and serve the Lord Jesus Christ with all their heart, mind and strength.
Faith Christian School was born of a vision by a godly woman, Mrs. Filomena G. Escobido whose mission was to “train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6).  From its origin, the goal has been to provide quality education in a Christian context.
 
Vision
 
To provide quality Education and Moral development based on biblical principles geared towards ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE and spiritual growth to lay foundation for a holistic life-long learning.

Guidance Center Objectives

. To lead the students in accepting Jesus Christ, making Him to be their personal Lord and Savior.

2. To make them realize that God created us in His own image and likeness, that they might give full homage  and respect to His creation.

3. To meet the requirements of DepEd in educating learners, molding them to be valuable individuals, assets of society and model citizens as they are godly.

4. To establish in their minds the importance of social relationship and to sustain it as well.

5. To discover and identify the individual’s aptitude and skills and to support in developing God given talents in them.

6. To develop critical thinking, appreciation of worthwhile activities, sound and desirable mental abilities as well as a sense of responsibility and service among students.

7. To assists students in choosing a vocation through carrier guidance and orientation.

GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING CENTER

STANDARD 3: HOME AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND STUDENT SERVICES

SUPPORTING EVIDENCE – DEPTH OF ASSIGNMENTS OF COUNSELORS WITHIN THE BUILDING

FCS’s pool of counselors is as follows with their designated focus of counseling (not limited to):

NAME OF COUNSELOR

FOCUS

DESCRIPTION

Ms. Cheryl Espiritu

(Registered Psychometrist)

 

 

~ Students with Special Needs

 

~ Psychological Testing

 

~ Career Guidance

~ Assesses students with special needs and refers to them to the specialists/ therapists

 

~ Schedules the students’ psychological exams, administers them and interprets the results

 

~ Heads the programs connected with career guidance

 

Ms. Kae Montejar

(M.A in Christian Counseling)

High School Department

 

~ Clinical Counseling

 

~ Personality Development /

Conducts Seminars

 

~ Routine Counseling

 

~ Inventory of Students’ Files

~ Focuses on counseling special cases, such as abuse, anxiety attack, etc.

 

~ Provides tests for student’s personality development like Personality Profiling, Learning Styles, etc.

 

~ Keeps the students’  files intact and updated

 

Ms. Mae Macabale

(Psychologist)

Grade School Department

 

 

~ Clinical Counseling

 

~ Personality Development /

Conducts Seminars

 

~ Routine Counseling

 

~ Inventory of Students’ Files

~ Focuses on counseling special cases, such as abuse, anxiety attack, etc.

 

~ Provides tests for student’s personality development like Personality Profiling, Learning Styles, etc.

 

~ Keeps the students’  files intact and updated

 

Ptr. Alfred Cabuso

Ptr. Adrian Ilagan

(Ministers/ Chaplain)

Grade School & High School

Department

 

 

~ Pastoral Counseling

 

~ Routine Counseling

~ Focuses on the spiritual needs of the students

 

~ Integrates spiritual truths in counseling

 

~ Prepares the Retreat Camps and Chapel Programs

Mr. Elmer Melliza

(Vice-Principal

for Discipline Affairs)

High School Department

 

~ Students on Probation

 

~ Studenwith Violations

 

~Assesses and evaluates students with repeated violations.

Counseling

This is considered the heart of guidance , counseling by groups or individually enables the students to discover their strengths and limitations, explore options and solutions available to a problem to make the necessary adjustments. Students may avail of individual or group sessions with counselors for academic, personal, social, emotional, career, spiritual and moral concerns.

Testing

The individual strength and weakness of students in the areas of personality, aptitudes,

interest, motivation and job skills are assessed through the use of standardized test.

Psychological Test are also conducted, accredited by Primefil Psychological Services since

August 2008.

Teacher and Parent Consultation

Regular coordination with teachers/staff and parents is held specifically for referral, counseling and follow-up purposes. The guidance counselors are in constant consultation with the administration as well to the Assistant Principals on related matters that require institutional and departmental decision-making.

Information

Students are provided information useful to their personal, social, emotional, educational and carrier development through various activities like camps, career talks and field trips.

Placement

Students are assisted in applying to different colleges or universities through career orientation, professional testimonies in provision of application forms and processing processing application by batch by the guidance counselors.

Career Guidance

The students are helped in planning for their future careers. The Career Guidance Program outlines activities that are based on the developmental needs of the students and these are integrated within the guidance program of each grade or year level.

Parent Education Program

Parenting sessions are held for better understanding of students needs, interest and concerns, and for enhancing parenting skills. Reading materials and books are provided at the guidance office.

Routine Interview

A routine interview with students is conducted to update and know feedback with regard to their condition in school as a whole. A routine interview is conducted to foster a healthy relationship between the counselors and the students. The interview keeps the students in close contact with the counselors.

Follow-up Counseling

Checks the performance of the students who are under academic probation and determine their

coping skills.

Research and Evaluation

The guidance office conduct assessment and evaluation of needs, interest and other related programs for purposes of research, study and program development.

Role of the Guidance Counselor

The guidance counselor assists students, teachers, parents/guardians and administrators. Generally guidance counselor helps the individual in counseling, consulting and coordinating. Counseling is a complex helping process in which the counselor establishes a trusting and confidential working relationship. The focus is on problem solving, decision-making  and discover personal meaning related to learning and development. The guidance counselor is always willing and eager to meet parents to review students goals and monitor students progress.

The Guidance & Counseling Office is open from Monday- Friday, 7:00 am-4:00 pm, located at the Elementary Building (near Gate 2) Contact No. 682-1531

For Information

Mrs. Kae Montejar/HS

Mrs. Maria Ymer Macabale/Elem

Guidance Counselors