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School Counselors Vision and Mission Statement


Vision Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District School Counseling Program strives to provide opportunities so that every student will acquire the social-emotional, academic, and career skills to reach their fullest educational potential and successfully manage their lives as healthy, responsible, competent and productive citizens who respect themselves and others.

Mission Statement

The mission of Capistrano Unified School District School Counselors is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that supports the whole child. School Counselors will focus on the needs, interests and issues related to social-emotional, academic, and career development of all students through a multi-tiered system of support. School Counselors will advocate, collaborate and facilitate actions that promote a positive school climate, provide an opportunity for all students to access their education and achieve personal and academic success to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world.

School Counselors: Ms. Toledo & Dr. Koba
School Counselors: Ms. Toledo & Dr. Koba

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About Ms. Toledo

Ms. Toledo has four years of school counseling experience at Capo USD. During her first three years with Capo, Ms. Toledo has split her time between Palisades and Concordia Elementary Schools. For the 2018-2019 school year, Ms. Toledo will be splitting her time between Concordia Elementary School and BAMS. She is very excited to be working at the middle school, and more importantly, excited to be working at BAMS! 

Ms. Toledo received her BA in Sociology from UCSB and her MS in Counseling from CSULA. In her free time, Ms. Toledo enjoys spending them with her family, friends, and puppy, going to the gym, traveling, and perfecting her craft in calligraphy. 

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Counselor Quick Links

Crisis and Prevention Phone Numbers

OC Links ((855) 625-4657: Behavioral Health Information and Referrals

Crisis Suicide Hotline: (877) 727-4747

Child Protective Services Hotline: (714) 940-1000 

Domestic Violence National Hotline (800) 799-7233

LGBTQ Center of OC: (714) 593-5428




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What is Conflict Resolution?


Second Step

Second Step is a evidence-based national curriculum that is being implemented in the middle schools by the school counselors providing classroom lessons on social-emotional education.

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Restorative Practice Community Circles

What is Restorative Practice?


Dr. Rosalia M. Koba, School Counselor
Dr. Rosalia M. Koba, School Counselor

Contact Information

Dr. Koba

School Counselor


1271 Sarmentoso

San Clemente, CA 92673

(949) 366-9606

Fax: (949) 366-1519


Hours: 8:30-3:30 Daily

Ms. Joyce Toledo, School Counselor
Ms. Joyce Toledo

Ms. Toledo's Information


Phone Number: (949) 403-2280

Days at BAMS: Monday, Wednesday, and the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month

Hours: 7:50am-3:20pm



ASCA California School Counselor of the Year 2012 and Semi-Finalist National School Counselor

PhD. (A.M.) Doctor of Philosophy in Alternative and Complimentary Medicine

Masters Counseling Education

Marriage Family Therapist

Volunteer Internationally for Alternatives to Violence Project: Cultivating the Peace Within

Restorative Practice Training