• 805-278-5500
  • 545 Central Ave, Oxnard, CA 93036
  • Mon - Fri: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Counseling

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ABOUT THE COUNSELING DEPARTMENT

The Rio Mesa High School Counselors are dedicated to helping you throughout your high school career. We offer academic, personal, social, and college to career counseling. As servants to our students, we are student advocates and provide referrals to community agencies.

For parents, we provide educational and long-range planning, ensure a positive learning environment, and will connect you to Parent VUE, our online access to student attendance and academic progress. In addition, we provide information and events for community agencies, ROP, and assist foreign exchange students. Finally, we work in close partnership with the College and Career Center to provide services and information to colleges, trade schools, financial aid, scholarships, and the military.

Counselors

To schedule an appointment with a counselor, please contact the Guidance Tech, message your counselor through their Google Classroom, or use our new form to schedule an appointment.

NameCase LoadContact Info
Christian ZunigaA-DEchristian.zuniga@oxnardunion.org
Carri McDevitt

DF-GOL

AVID

carri.mcdevitt@oxnardunion.org
Cristela ArriagaGOM-MENCcristela.arriaga@oxnardunion.org
Kristene KenneyMEND-ROkristene.kenney@oxnardunion.org

Sylvia Gomez  

RP-Z

IB Career Program

sylvia.gomez@oxnardunion.org
Rafael CahueStudent Intervention Specialistrafael.cahue@oxnardunion.org
Cuba MonteroSpecial Programs (ELD, IB Diploma, Foster, Migrant Ed & Exchange Students)cuba.montero@oxnardunion.org
Karen CorreaEAOP Counselorkaren.correa@oxnardunion.org
Viridiana DuranGuidance Tech(805) 278-3164

Helpful Information

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Emergency Resources

  • Interface Crisis Hotline – 211
  • Kids 2 Kids – (805)573-0752 or (805)640-1632
  • Food Pantry at Saint Paul’s – (805)643-5033
  • Catholic Charities – (805)486-2900
  • Rescue Mission – (805)487-1234
 

Support Groups

Rio Mesa offers the following Support Groups with professional therapists during the school day:

  • Grief
  • Teen Issues
  • Drug/ alcohol and tobacco

For more information about these groups, please contact your school counselor.