ASCA National Model

A Framework for School Counceling Programs
Author: American School Counselor Association
Publisher: Amer School Counseling Assn
ISBN: 9781929289325
Category: Education
Page: 161
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In this book you will learn: Ways to lead, advocate and collaborate for achievement and success for all students. How to craft a vision statement, fine-tune your program focus and enhance the learning process for all students. Steps to determine the amount of time you currently spend in direct and indirect student services and various activities throughout the day and how to work with your administrator to get approval for the proper mix. Details about school counselor competencies and program assessments,helping you evaluate your skills and your programs effectiveness. How to measure program results and promote systemic change within the school system so every student graduates college-and career ready. Ways to analyze your current data, learn what its telling you and act on your schools needs. Methods for demonstrating how students a re different as a result of what you do.

Making Data Work


Author: Carol Kaffenberger, Ph.D.,Anita Young, Ph.D.
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781929289462
Category: Education
Page: 136
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School Counseling

Best Practices for Working in the Schools
Author: Rosemary Thompson
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781560328896
Category: Psychology
Page: 434
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In this second edition of a practical and eminently useful resource, Rosemary Thompson discusses the new and expanded roles of today's school counselors. In the wake of recent school violence, and in light of the tough decisions that students now face everyday, the role of the school counselor has changed dramatically. Today, more than ever, school counselors must do more than simply offer guidance on educational and vocational choices, but must become catalysts for change. This second edition examines the ways in which recent economic, political, social, and educational trends have impacted the professional school counselor. Throughout the text, Thompson integrates her discussion of recent national reform issues and the new professional standards set forth by the American School Counselors Association. Focusing throughout on the inherent benefits of and need for professional counseling in our schools, this second edition is a groundbreaking resource and will be of great value to school counseling students and professionals alike.

Comprehensive School Counseling Programs

K-12 Delivery Systems in Action
Author: Colette T. Dollarhide,Kelli A. Saginak
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 013425600X
Category: Education
Page: 368
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. An in-depth look at all aspects of creating and managing a comprehensive school counseling program, with a focus on designing systemic programs to serve all students. Accessible and inclusive, this comprehensive guide to K-12 school counseling explores delivery systems and the practical tools professional school counselors need to design, implement, manage, and evaluate comprehensive, developmentally appropriate school counseling programs for all students. Starting from the perspective of “what is a school?” it presents and updates all of the elements of a comprehensive school counseling program, including the holistic, balanced, preventive, and reflective elements, and those integrated with the academic agenda. Aligned with the most current ASCA National Model, ASCA Competencies, and new 2016 CACREP Standards, Comprehensive School Counseling Programs underlines the professional context of school counseling in the real world of public education. The updated, revised chapters of this new edition written by contemporary experts in the field of school counseling.

The Use of Data in School Counseling

Hatching Results for Students, Programs, and the Profession
Author: Trish Hatch
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452290245
Category: Education
Page: 416
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Reach ALL students and prove how critical your counseling program is! Data can make the difference for today’s embattled school counseling programs, and this insightful book shows how to collect and manage it. Aligned with current research and the ASCA standards, this essential resource includes a complete set of user-friendly tools and templates for data collection, action-planning and reporting. Readers will learn how to: Develop a robust counseling curriculum that supports the Common Core Standards and drop-out prevention Replace “random acts of guidance” with intentional, well-timed interventions that are based on student needs Measure progress through pre- and post-assessments Deliver compelling reports that demonstrate your program’s impact

A New Era in School Counseling

A Practical Guide
Author: Rita Schellenberg
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 147580458X
Category: Education
Page: 110
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This text promotes the transformation of our the school counseling profession in what promises to be an unprecedented era by addressing the established and developing best practices significant to maturing the profession.

School Counseling to Close the Achievement Gap

A Social Justice Framework for Success
Author: Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412941830
Category: Education
Page: 159
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Offers school counselors a road map for increasing achievement and promoting equity and advocacy for all students by examining the social factors that contribute to academic failure.

Developing and Managing Your School Guidance and Counseling Program


Author: Norman C. Gysbers,Patricia Henderson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119026210
Category: Psychology
Page: 548
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The fifth edition of this bestseller expands and extends Gysbers and Henderson’s acclaimed five-phase model of planning, designing, implementing, evaluating, and enhancing Pre-K–12 guidance and counseling programs. This enduring, influential textbook has been fully updated to reflect current theory and practice, including knowledge gained through various state and local adaptations of the model since publication of the last edition. Exciting additions to this new edition are increased attention to diversity and the range of issues that students present, counselor accountability, and the roles and responsibilities of district- and building-level guidance and counseling leaders in an increasingly complex educational environment. An abundant array of examples, sample forms, job descriptions, evaluation surveys, flyers, letters, and procedures used by various states and school districts clearly illustrate each step of program development. At the end of each chapter, a new feature called “Your Progress Check” functions as a tracking tool for growth at each stage of the change process. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.

Transforming the School Counseling Profession


Author: Bradley T. Erford
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780134610597
Category: Educational counseling
Page: 464
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Transforming the way thousands of professional school counselors approach their work with students Transforming the School Counseling Profession demonstrates how to effectively implement systemic, data-driven school counseling programs.This clearly written text presents the profession in easy-to-understand language, and is illustrated with numerous applied examples, case studies, and vignettes. The 5th Edition has been updated to include all of the latest CACREP, ASCA, and ACA standards. It also now includes the DSM-5. Coverage of cultural competence has been expanded throughout the book. Also available with MyLab Counseling MyLab is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Counseling organizes all assignments around essential learning outcomes and the CACREP standards-enabling easy course alignment and reporting. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Counseling does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Counseling, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Counseling, search for: 0134669843 / 9780134669847 Transforming the School Counseling Profession plus MyLab Counseling with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134610598 / 9780134610597 Transforming the School Counseling Profession 0134642651 / 9780134642659 MyLab Counseling with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Transforming the School Counseling Profession

School Counselor Accountability

A Measure of Student Success
Author: Carolyn B. Stone,Carol A. Dahir
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780137045655
Category: Education
Page: 121
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School Counselor Accountability: A MEASURE of Student Success provides strategies for understanding, designing and implementing accountability measures as the cornerstone of a comprehensive school counseling program. This practical bookprovides school counselors, counselor educators, graduate students and school administrators with the knowledge and skills to use data informed practice to connect school counseling programs to school improvement. School counselors learn how to lead, advocate, and collaborate with colleagues for the ultimate goal of improving student achievement and student success in school. MEASURE is an action research model that serves as a supplemental text for school counseling and administration courses. The book shows how to design and implement accountable programs and how to measure and report results. MEASURE is a tool that school counselors can use to align their work with the accountability requirements of state and national standards such as No Child Left Behind.

Professional School Counseling

Best Practices for Working in the Schools
Author: Rosemary Thompson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415998492
Category: Education
Page: 569
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Today's children and adolescents are constantly facing new and unique challenges, and school counselors must respond to this by expanding their role and function within the schools. This revised and expanded edition of Thompson's important text explores these issues, as well as the necessary steps school counselors need to take in order to adapt and effectively deal with them. Thompson advocates for the need for standards-based school counseling, outlining the framework and benefits of the ASCA National Model® and comprehensive guidance and counseling programs. She addresses the newest research in implementing evidence-based practices; the mental health issues that may be faced by children and adolescents; consulting with teachers, parents, administrators, and the community; and crisis intervention and management. New to this edition are chapters that focus on minority and disenfracnshised students and emphasize the need for school counselors to be able to advocate, coordinate, and collaborate on services for these students and their families. This is an essential resource for every school counselor in a time when the profession is becoming increasingly important.

The Transformed School Counselor


Author: Carolyn Stone,Carol A. Dahir
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537521
Category: Medical
Page: 560
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Preparing readers for real-world practice, THE TRANSFORMED SCHOOL COUNSELOR, Third Edition demonstrates how to effectively use theories, data-driven decision-making, leadership, advocacy, and consultation to improve clients' scholastic achievement and foster social justice. Thoroughly integrating the ASCA National Model throughout, the book provides an excellent overview of how the school counseling profession has transformed to successfully meet the needs of 21st-century students. It challenges pre-service counselors to view their sphere of influence from a systemic perspective and develop awareness of the major societal and educational changes impacting the school counselor--including economy, technology, family structures, standards-based education, and diversity. Completely current and aligned with 2016 CACREP standards, the third edition is packed with new case studies, Voices from the Field insights, the latest data available, and real-world illustrations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Facilitating Evidence-Based, Data-Driven School Counseling

A Manual for Practice
Author: Brett Zyromski,Melissa A. Mariani
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506334482
Category: Education
Page: 176
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Counselors make a difference—and now you can prove it. Your counseling makes a difference in the lives of at-risk students every day. To meet accountability standards, though, you need data the number-crunchers can understand. With this user-friendly manual, make the shift to evidence-based practices and interventions in a data-driven, comprehensive school counseling program based on ASCA’s national model. The book includes Visual guides and checklists for every step of the process Examples of successful program evolution Guidance on developing and submitting a successful Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) application Supporting documents in an online resource center

Developing an Effective and Accountable School Counseling Program


Author: Debra C. Cobia,Donna A. Henderson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131706323
Category: Education
Page: 331
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Combining a scholarly synthesis of relevant research with easy-to-read descriptions of best practice, Developing an Effective and Accountable School Counseling Program contains information on all aspects of the school counseling profession. Chapter opening cases provide a context for discussion, while margin notes, stimulus questions, and suggested portfolio components prompt readers to apply material to their own unique situation. New developments and trends are emphasized throughout, including coverage of data-driven programming and accountability, facilitating developmental transitions, legal and ethical issues, and responsive services.

School Counseling Practicum and Internship

30 Essential Lessons
Author: Helen S. Hamlet
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506304885
Category: Education
Page: 456
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School Counseling Practicum and Internship: 30 Essential Lessons combines crucial counselor knowledge with the experience of experts in the field into one practical guide for addressing the real world of school counseling. Drawing on more than a decade of teaching, author Helen S. Hamlet, PhD presents a collection of lessons and techniques that includes forms, websites, activities, and current information focusing on a range of challenging issues. This unique text is a resource that practicum and internship students, counselor educators, and practicing school counselors will keep and refer to for years to come.

Counseling in Schools

Comprehensive Programs of Responsive Services for All Students
Author: John J. Schmidt
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780132851718
Category: Education
Page: 363
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Counseling in Schools by John J. Schmidt provides critical information about the school counseling profession and the leadership role professional counselors have in today's schools. Widely popular in its previous edition, the book traces the development of school counseling, presents contemporary roles and functions for school counselors, and explores future possibilities for the profession. Included are a variety of resources to help counseling students and professionals seeking information about the nature of school counseling services deal effectively with the roles and functions the job today, and explore possibilities for the profession tomorrow, among them: case studies; exercises; samples of program designs for elementary, middle, and high school counseling centers; a look at the ASCA National Model® and other approaches; and much more.

A Guide to Practicum and Internship for School Counselors-in-Training


Author: Jeannine R. Studer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317653343
Category: Psychology
Page: 278
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A Guide to Practicum and Internship for School Counselors-in-Training, 2nd ed, covers all aspects of the practicum and internship experience, from the initial contact with supervisors to detailed descriptions of students’ different roles. Readers will gain both an awareness of the school culture and the understanding needed to develop an individualized philosophy of school counseling. Specific topics covered include popular counseling theories used by school counselors, strategies for working with special populations of students, understanding the school counselor's role in utilizing the 2012 National Model of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) including the inherent elements and themes, putting the ASCA ethical standards into practice, and administration of day-to-day tasks. Each chapter contains activities, case studies, worksheets, and images to facilitate understanding, and all material presented is consistent with both the accreditation standards of the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the school counselor standards identified by the ASCA.

Remembering the Past, Shaping the Future

A History of School Counseling
Author: Norman C. Gysbers
Publisher: Amer School Counseling Assn
ISBN: 9781929289240
Category: Education
Page: 254
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"Over the past 100-plus years, school counseling has evolved from a focus on vocational guidance delivered by teachers to the comprehensive school counseling programs we have today. This book traces the development of school counseling from its beginnings in the early 1900s to the present time. Designed for both school counselors in training and practicing school counselors, 'Remembering the Past, Shaping the Future' helps school counselors gain an appreciation of the profession's rich heritage."--Publisher's description.

Exploring School Counseling


Author: Tamara E. Davis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285965930
Category: Medical
Page: 368
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Get a realistic front-line look at what it means to be a school counselor. Emphasizing an action-oriented approach, this book concentrates on the practical aspects of school counseling by focusing on the roles of the counselor. Each chapter includes an excerpt from the author or a contributor that relates a personal experience in a school setting. These first- and second-hand accounts throughout the book support the theory, practice, and skills for school counseling and illustrate the many roles and responsibilities counselors assume in schools. EXPLORING SCHOOL COUNSELING, 2nd Edition features a greater emphasis on CACREP standards as well as the ASCA National Model and School Counselor Competencies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Developing and Managing Your School Guidance Program


Author: Norman C. Gysbers,Patricia Henderson (Ed. D.)
Publisher: Amer Counseling Assn
ISBN: 9781556202179
Category: Education
Page: 422
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This expanded third edition presents the authors' widely used K-12 model for planning, designing, implementing, evaluating, and enhancing content-based guidance programs. A comprehensive organizational framework useful for both reforming and establishing new guidance programs, and for improving existing programs, is provided. This edition offers new recommendations for evaluating programs, personnel, and program change results, and for using evaluation data to enhance programs that have been in place for years. Each chapter contains specific tasks to be completed during each phase of the change process, with a sample timetable for completion. Numerous examples, sample forms, letters, activity suggestions, action plans, program evaluation surveys, and observation forms are also included. Part 1, "Planning," includes the following chapters: (1) "The Evolution of Comprehensive Guidance Programs in the Schools: From Position to Program"; (2) "A Comprehensive School Guidance Program: Getting Organized to Get There from Where You Are"; (3) "A Comprehensive Guidance Program: Perspective, Content, Organizational Framework, and Resources"; and (4) "Assessing Your Current Guidance Program." Part 2, "Designing," contains: (5) "Designing the Comprehensive Guidance Program"; and (6) "Planning the Transition to a Comprehensive Guidance Program." Part 3, "Implementing," includes: (7) "Making the Transition to a Comprehensive Guidance Program"; (8) "Managing the New Program"; and (9) "Ensuring School Counselor Competency." Part 4, "Evaluating," consists of: (10) "Evaluating Your Comprehensive Guidance Program, Its Personnel, and Its Results." Part 5, "Enhancing," includes: (11) "Redesigning Your Comprehensive Guidance Program Based on Evaluation Data." (Contains 16 appendixes with samples of forms, timelines, surveys, policy, position guides, procedures, letters, and other nonguidance activities.) (GCP)