Guidance Counselor HS
Welcome to the Collins-Maxwell Guidance Page. It is our intention to provide you with the necessary tools to help you plan for the future. The links below are provided for you and your family to explore in order to discover what the guidance office has to offer.
- College Planning
- Career Planning
- Course Registration
- Summer Opportunities
- Health & Wellness
- Frequently Used Documents
7-12 Guidance Counselor:
515-387-1115 ext 300
Career planning is a process that spans your lifetime. It is something that you should begin thinking about when you are young and that you will continue to think about even after you have a job. There are several steps to career planning.
- Explore your talents, abilities, interests, skills, values, and desired lifestyle.
- www.dmacc.kuder.com (This website is used within the C-M guidance program).
- Career Focus 2000 Interest Inventory
- O*NET Career Exploration Tools
- Use information from parents, teachers, and friends to get to know yourself. Take advantage of activities and assessments provided by the guidance counselor.
- Explore various career directions and possible occupations.
- Discover where the jobs are in your interest area- what's hot and what's not?
- Use your education to your advantage and get the most out of high school.
- Create a Four-Year High School Graduation Plan with your guidance counselor.
- Explore postsecondary options that will help you make the most of your life.
- Set goals and prepare to successfully reach them.
How PSEO Courses Transfer:
To find out how classes taken at Collins-Maxwell for college credit will transfer to other colleges, go to the college's website for transfer students and look for the transfer gu
- Teen Health
- Medline Plus: Teen Mental Health
- TeensHealth/Nemours Foundation
- US Food and Drug Administration Health Information for Teens
- Healthology for Teens
- Teen Health Centre
- Teen Matters
- Sleep Foundation
Listed alphabetically; not a comprehensive list
- ACCESS 1-800-203-3488
- ACHIEVEMENTS, INC.
- ALANON 515-233-6312
- ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 515232-8642
- BENTON, BARBARA. Ph.D. 515-232-2864
- BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE CENTER 515-244-1416
- BIRTHRIGHT PREGNANCY SUPPORT CENTER 515-292-8414
- CANCER INFORMATION CENTER 1-800-237-1225
- CATHOLIC CHARITIES COUNSELING 515-232-7421
- CENTER FOR ADDICTION RECOVERY 515-232-3206
- CENTRAL IOWA MENTAL HEALTH CENTER 515-232-5811
- CENTRAL IOWA PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES 515-241-5746
- CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE 1-800-343-7347 or 1-800-652-9516 for after hours
- COUNSELING CENTER OF CENTRAL IOWA 515-241-2300
- CRISIS LINE 515-233-2330
- DALE, JAN. Ph.D. 515-233-5719
- DOMESTIC ABUSE 1-800-942-0333
- FAMILY COUNSELING CENTER 515-233-2250
- HASTINGS, JILL. Ph.D. 515-233-0020
- HAWK-I HEALTH INSURANCE 1-800-257-8563
- HELP CENTRAL REFERRAL SERVICE 1-800-723-0614
- IOWA AIDS HOTLINE 1-800-445-2437
- IOWA HOMELESS YOUTH CENTER 515-265-1222
- LUTHERAN SERVICES OF IOWA 515-232-7262
- MARY GREELEY MEDICAL CENTER ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC UNIT 515-239-2251
- MID-IOWA COMMUNITY ACTION 515-956-3333
- MID-IOWA FAMILY THERAPY CLINIC, INC. 515-239-9974
- PEOPLE PLACE 515-233-1677
- PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF MID-IOWA 515-292-1000
- RICHMOND CENTER 1-800-830-7009
- STORY COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES 515-382-7290
- STORY COUNTY DHS 515-292-2035
- STORY COUNTY JUVENILE COURT 515-233-3346
- SUICIDE CARELINE 1-800-784-2433
- TEENLINE 1-800-443-8336
- WOMEN SURVIVORS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE 515-232-5811
- YOUTH LAW HOTLINE 1-800-728-1172
- YOUTH & SHELTER SERVICES 515-382-6874
- Transcript Request Form
- College Visit Form
- Add/Drop Form
- Form for not releasing student information to the armed services
NCAA Rules Change: Notice to students interested in participating in Division I or II sports- ACT and/or SAT scores must now be sent directly to the NCAA Clearinghouse from the testing company. The high school transcript with record of scores is no longer accepted. To have your test scores sent directly to NCAA, mark '9999' on ACT or SAT registration. To obtain a NCAA Student-Athlete Guide and a registration form to become eligible to participate in Division I or II sports, go to www.ncaaclearinghouse.net.
DMACC will be offering Motorcycle and Moped Safety Program classes soon. Classes are available in the spring, summer, and fall. To find out specific dates, contact the guidance office. To enroll or register for a course, call 515-964-6800.