Introduction To School Counseling

Author: Robert J. Wright
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412978718
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This comprehensive graduate-level text prepares readers to handle the problems and responsibilities they'll face as professional school counselors, preschool through high school. It covers a wide range of topics in-depth, including: effective interventions for racism and bullying, the continuing score gap between ethnic groups, a school counselor's leadership role in implementing school-based action research, a model for advocating on behalf of, and providing services to children with disabilities. The book is packed with real life examples and case descriptions: it provides strategies for preventing and responding to social and emotional problems, improving educational outcomes, and helping children score at optimum levels on high-stakes tests.

Introduction To School Counseling

Author: Robert J. Wright
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483384837
Size: 67.94 MB
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This comprehensive graduate-level text prepares readers to handle the problems and responsibilities they'll face as professional school counselors, preschool through high school. It covers a wide range of topics in-depth, including: effective interventions for racism and bullying, the continuing score gap between ethnic groups, a school counselor's leadership role in implementing school-based action research, a model for advocating on behalf of, and providing services to children with disabilities. The book is packed with real life examples and case descriptions: it provides strategies for preventing and responding to social and emotional problems, improving educational outcomes, and helping children score at optimum levels on high-stakes tests.

Introduction To Professional School Counseling

Author: Jered B. Kolbert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317753550
Size: 16.41 MB
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Introduction to Professional School Counseling: Advocacy, Leadership, and Intervention is a comprehensive introduction to the field for school counselors in training, one that provides special focus on the topics most relevant to the school counselor’s role and offers specific strategies for practical application and implementation. In addition to thorough coverage of the ASCA National Model (2012), readers will find thoughtful discussions of the effects of trends and legislation, including the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Response to Intervention (RtI), and School-Wide Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (SWPBIS). The text also provides a readers with an understanding of how school counselors assume counseling orientations within the specific context of an educational setting. Each chapter is intensely application oriented, with an equal emphasis both on research and on using data to design and improve school counselors’ functioning in school systems. Available for free download for each chapter: PowerPoint slides, a testbank of 20 multiple-choice questions, and short-answer, essay, and discussion questions.

Exploring School Counseling

Author: Tamara E. Davis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285965930
Size: 55.18 MB
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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.

School Counseling To Close The Achievement Gap

Author: Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412941830
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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.

Research Methods For Counseling

Author: Robert J. Wright
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483321541
Size: 64.52 MB
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Research Methods for Counseling: An Introduction provides a rich, culturally sensitive presentation of current research techniques in counseling. Author Robert J. Wright introduces the theory and research involved in research design, measurement, and assessment with an appealingly clear writing style. He addresses ways to meet the requirements of providing the data needed to facilitate evidence-based therapy and interventions with clients, and also explains methods for the evaluation of counseling programs and practices. This comprehensive resource covers a broad range of research methods topics including qualitative research, action research, quantitative research including, sampling and probability, and probability-based hypothesis testing. Coverage of both action research and mixed methods research designs are also included.

Transforming The School Counseling Profession

Author: Bradley T. Erford
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132462952
Size: 23.58 MB
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From one of the best-known authors in the field comes an important revision to a text that is transforming the way thousands of professional school counselors approach their work with students. "Transforming the School Counseling Profession" provides a vision for how school counselors can effectively intervene systemically and personally on behalf of students. This edition introduces readerss to how systemic, data-driven school counseling programs are effectively implemented through important leadership, advocacy, accountability, and diversity initiatives. Readers are introduced to important foundational issues in developmental classroom guidance, individual and group counseling, consultation, collaboration, and parental involvement, career and educational planning, and ethics and the law. Significant attention is also given to effective intervention with students with complex problems, special needs, and mental and emotional disorders.New to This Edition- NEW! Chapter 3, "The ASCA National Model: Developing a Comprehensive, Developmental School Counseling Program"- Major revisions to Chapter 1, "Transforming the School Counseling Profession" and Chapter 8, "Systemic, Data-Driven School Counseling Practice and Programming for Equity"reflect evolutionary changes in systemic school counseling program and practice philosophy- Chapter 14, "Counseling Youth With Complex Problems," now emphasizes the complexity of issues presented by youth and the use of systemic approaches to removing barriers to access, attainment, and achievement. - Voices from the Field features expose readers to the perspectives, challenges, and successes of professional school counselors- Theory into Practice features provide real life examples of practitioners applying the theory and concepts presented in the book to actual practice venuesWHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING: "This text is an excellent resource for our introduction to school counseling course. It provides a wide range of topics and is easy to understand for our students....many examples, case studies, and vignettes are offered in the various chapters. Those examples are wonderful for class discussions and for students to work with others in group activities."--Michael Moyer, University of Texas-San Antonio..".this text is a necessary tool for a school counselor's professional library....I tell my students this is one book they do not want to resell."--Tarrell Portman, University of Iowa"This book is one of a kind, and provides invaluable guidance for transforming the school counseling profession."--Tovah Sands, California State University, Northridge

Developing And Managing Your School Guidance And Counseling Program

Author: Norman C. Gysbers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119026210
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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.

School Counseling Classroom Guidance

Author: Jolie Ziomek-Daigle
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483316491
Size: 10.96 MB
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Intended for school counselors to aid in the learning of developmental classroom guidance, School Counseling Classroom Guidance: Prevention, Accountability, and Outcomes by Jolie Ziomek-Daigle teaches the fundamentals, strategies, and research outcomes of classroom guidance programming for comprehensive, developmentally appropriate school counseling programs. The content of this book looks at the history and fundamentals of classroom guidance, how these activities meet CACREP and ASCA standards, how and why activities should be aligned to the larger academic curriculum and state/national teaching standards, recommendations on how to develop and assess classroom guidance units, a sampling of units and lessons, techniques in managing the classroom, and outcome research and trends. School Counseling Classroom Guidance: Prevention, Accountability, and Outcomes is part of the Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs). To learn more about each text in the Series, please visit www.sagepub.com/vip/cpiseries.

The Essential School Counselor In A Changing Society

Author: Jeannine R. Studer
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483323641
Size: 39.93 MB
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Jeannine R. Studer’s The Essential School Counselor in a Changing Society offers a practical approach to helping students understand the methods and standards in contemporary school counseling. Integrating the new ASCA model as well as the CACREP Standards across all areas of school counseling practice, this core text provides a unique and relevant perspective on the 21st century school counselor. Studer focuses on ethics and ethical decision making, as well as contemporary issues faced by today’s counselor—such as crisis response, career counseling and advisement, group counseling, advocacy, and collaboration. The text begins with coverage of school counseling foundations, addresses intervention and prevention, and devotes the final section to enhancing academics through a positive school culture. “Not only does this text address the CACREP standards for school counseling but it also provides excellent examples and applications of school counseling within the ASCA National Model framework!” —Karen D. Rowland, Mercer University “This text is a valuable contribution to the profession, addressing the multi-dimensional and complex roles and responsibilities of the 21th century school counselor. It is a foundational text that counselor-educators can utilize throughout a master’s degree program in mentoring interns into the profession.” —Diana L. Stephens, California Lutheran University