VCS counselors provide individual and small group counseling, crisis intervention, consultation and collaboration, classroom instruction, referrals and resources and Individual Learning Plans (6th – 12th grade). In addition, the counselors demonstrate an understanding of the American School Counselor Association National Model of school counseling, attend professional learning opportunities and uphold ethical and professional standards as outlined in the American School Counselor Association and all applicable professional associations.


The unified team of Valley Catholic School counselors supports the school’s mission in creating a community of lifelong learners and compassionate leaders. Each counselor advocates for and provides help in developing positive learning experiences for all students’ spiritual, intellectual, cultural, social, emotional, and physical development.

Direct Service with individual, small or large groups

  • Crisis response
  • Stress management
  • Social / peer issues
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Life adjustments and transitions
  • Conflict and anger management
  • Organization and Learning Styles
  • Goal Setting
  • Classroom Lessons
  • Individual Student Planning

Indirect Service

  • Consultation with school, parents and community
  • Facilitate Individual Learning Plans (ILP’s for 6th-12th grade)
  • Collaboration and referrals with outside resources
  • Conduct Roundtable meetings
  • Maintain Professional Development and ethical practices
  • Facilitate Called To Protect Trainings
  • Contribute to “Living Valiantly” newsletter
  • Member of Committees addressing students’ needs

Ms. Sue Yockey

Elementary Counselor (K-5)

[email protected]

Direct: 503-718-6519

Main: 503-718-6500

Fax: 503-718-6520

4420 SW St. Mary’s Drive

Beaverton, Oregon 97078

Sarah Moyer

Middle School Counselor (6-8)

Direct: 503-718-6503

Main: 503-718-6500

Fax: 503-718-6520

4420 SW St. Mary’s Drive Beaverton, OR 97078

Ms. Beth Smith

High School Counselor (9-12)

[email protected]

Direct: 503-520-4701

Main: 503-520-4700

Fax: 503-646-4054

4275 SW 148th Ave Beaverton, OR 97078