|Elin Peinado, Vice-Principal Guidancefirstname.lastname@example.org||650-550-7308|
|Matthew Ledesma, Guidance Counselor (9th—10th grade)||email@example.com||650-550-7311|
|Maritza Torres, Guidance Counselor (11th—12th grade)||firstname.lastname@example.org||650-550-7391|
|Melissa Ambrose, Wellness Counseloremail@example.com||650-550-7307|
Oceana High School is a small public alternative school with a college preparatory program. Oceana’s Counselors hold master’s degrees in counseling and as professional counselors, we focus on supporting and enhancing the growth and well-being of all students. Our counseling department serves Oceana’s diverse student body by facilitating collaboration between students, staff, families and the greater community. Our comprehensive school counseling program is designed to meet the academic, personal/social and career development needs for all students.
The mission of Oceana’s Professional Comprehensive School Counseling Program is to empower students to take responsibility for their growth and learning, and hone the communication skills necessary for fostering and maintaining positive interpersonal relationships in a global society.
The School Counselors at Oceana High School believe:
Our counseling program should:
All Oceana counselors:
24/7 Youth Crisis Hotline: 650-579-0353 24/7 All Ages Crisis Hotline: 650-579-0350
These hotlines are run by trained adult volunteers 24/7/365 and are available to offer emotional support, help, and resources to anyone in need.
www.OnYourMind.net - Teen Crisis Chat Room
The Teen Crisis Chat Room on OnYourMind.net is a place where youth can come and receive emotional support, help, and empowerment from their peers in a safe and comfortable place. OnYourMind.net volunteers are all youth from the county who are trained and supervised by StarVista staff.