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Counseling

Mission and Values

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower students in their educational journey by building upon their diverse strengths. We advocate on behalf of learners to overcome institutional barriers while providing academic, career, transfer, personal counseling and instruction. We value the worth and dignity of each individual as they positively contribute to their communities and global society.

Our Values

Self-Advocacy

We encourage students to be brave in expressing needs, values, and aspirations in a safe, inclusive, and culturally competent environment, where all voices are heard equally.


Dignity

We treat students with dignity and honor by acknowledging everyone’s unique perspectives, backgrounds, and abilities.

Inspire

We inspire students to dream big and achieve their greatest educational and career goals.

Accuracy

We strive to provide current, consistent, and accurate information to assist students in making informed decisions.


Collaboration

We practice open and direct communication across both instruction and student services to provide the highest quality of services to students.

Welcoming

We appreciate an enjoyable and encouraging work environment that makes all feel welcome and inspired. Our atmosphere promotes honesty, laughter, and open-mindedness.


Collegiality

We foster a mutually respectful work environment which is open, flexible and growth oriented.

 

COUNSELING STUDENT GUIDE     PDF 7.3 MB 53 PAGES

Black Lives Student Services Services Statement

In Student Services, we acknowledge our role in not serving our Black students adequately. Please read full statement of our commitment to alter our course of action with a quaretly updated public plan. 

Black Lives Matter Action Plan 12/15/2020 Update

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Questions?
We're Here to Help!

Counseling Center

650.949.7423


fhcounseling@fhda.edu


Student Services Building 8300, Room 8302

 
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