Department of Defense Education Activity

Counseling Program

ASCA Model DVHS Counseling ProgramIn collaboration with parents, local schools and the community, the DoDEA Virtual High School (DVHS) Counseling Program provides all students educational services that foster academic, career, and social/emotional growth (ASCA Model) toward lifelong success and effective, responsible citizenship for a diverse and changing global world.

The DVHS counseling program is modeled after the ASCA National Standards for Students. The ASCA model was established to help school counselors help students. ASCA National Standards identify and prioritize the specific attitudes, knowledge and skills that students should be able to demonstrate as a result of participating in a school counseling program.

3 Domains of the ASCA Model

  • Academic Development
  • Career Development
  • Personal/Social Development

The DVHS Counseling Program is staffed by dedicated professional school counselors who are available to assist students in maximizing their potential for academic excellence and achievement, social and personal growth, and career awareness to compete in a global environment.