Counseling in Schools Comprehensive Programs and Responsive Services for All Students

ISBN-10: 0132851717
ISBN-13: 9780132851718
Edition: 6th 2014
Authors: John J. Schmidt
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List price: $159.60
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 2/18/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

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.

Preface
The School Counseling Profession
Counseling as a Profession
Historical Background
Counselor Identity
Development of School Counseling
Emergence of Guidance and Counseling in Schools
Expansion of School Counseling
The Twenty-First Century
A Professional Identity
Professional Development and Accreditation
Comprehensive School Counseling Programs
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Diverse Students, Communities, and Schools
Increased Diversity
Culture
Enculturation
Acculturation
Assimilation
Encapsulation
Collectivism
Individualism
Subcultures
Worldview
Race and Ethnicity
Race
Ethnicity
Sex, Gender, Activity, and Orientation
Sex
Gender Identity
Sexual Orientation
Families and Communities
Spirituality and Religion
Exceptionality
Socioeconomic Status
Rural and Urban Schools
The School Counselor and Multicultural Competency
Awareness
Knowledge
Skill
School Counseling and Diversity
Assessment of School Environment
Developmental Counseling
Appreciating and Celebrating Diversity
Advocacy and Social Justice
Program Leadership
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
The School Counselor and Program Leadership
Defining School Counseling
Advisory Committee
Consultation
Counseling
Counseling Center
Developmental Guidance and Counseling
Guidance
Parent Education Programs
Peer Helper and Mediation Programs
School-wide Guidance
Student Services Team
Varying Roles of School Counselors
The Elementary School Counselor
The Middle School Counselor
The High School Counselor
Program Leadership
Employment by Schools
School Counselor Preparation
Maintaining Balance
Preparation and Identity of School Counselors
Development and Review of National Standards
CACREP 2009 Standards
Credentials of School Counselors
State Certification
National Certification
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Comprehensive School Counseling Programs
The Purpose of School Counseling Programs
Educational Development
Career Development
Personal and Social Development
A Comprehensive Program
The Comprehensive Guidance Program Model
Developmental Guidance and Counseling Approach
ASCA National Model
Domains/Activities/Partners Model
Facilities
The Counseling Center
Materials and Equipment
Personnel
Counselors
Clerical Assistants
Paraprofessionals and Volunteers
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Services of a Comprehensive Program
Counseling
Individual Counseling
Group Counseling
Student Counseling
Parent and Teacher Counseling
Consulting
Information Services
Instructional Services
Problem-Solving Services
Other School Services
Coordinating
Data Collection and Sharing
Collaboration and Systemic Change
Appraising
Student Evaluation
Environmental Evaluation
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Program Development
Planning
Assessing the Current Program
Seeking Input and Support for Change
Assessing the Needs of Students, Parents, and Teachers
Determining Resources
Organizing
Setting Goals
Assigning Responsibilities
Marketing the Program
Using Technology
Implementing
Scheduling Services and Setting Priorities
Balancing Time
Counseling
Consulting
Coordinating
Appraising
Evaluating
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Individual Counseling and Group Processes
What Is Counseling?
Who Needs Counseling?
Goals of Counseling
Individual Counseling in Schools
Establishing a Relationship
Exploring Concerns
Taking Action
Ending the Relationship
Brief Counseling
Crisis Counseling
Counseling Approaches
Group Processes
A Rationale for Group Processes
Group Counseling and Group Guidance
Purpose and Nature of Groups
Leading Groups
Research on Counseling
Research on Groups
Group Guidance Research
Group Counseling Research
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Collaboration and Consultation
School Services
Parents and Guardians
Teachers
Principals
Nurses, Psychologists, and Social Workers
Community Agencies
Health Departments
Mental-Health Centers
Social Services
Family Services
Private Practitioners
Counselors as Consultants
Consulting Processes
Research on Consulting
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Student Assessment
Standardized Testing
Standardization
Selection of Tests
Validity and Reliability
Determining Test Usefulness
Using Standardized Tests
Test Security
Administration
Interpretation
Types of Assessment Instruments
Achievement Tests
Aptitude Tests
Interest Inventories
Personality Inventories and Tests
Other Assessment Techniques
Observations
Interviews
Sociometric Methods
Child Study Conferences
Biographical and Self-Expression Techniques
The DSM-IV-TR and the School Counselor
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Educational and Career Development
Primary Purpose of School Counseling
Educational Planning for All Students
Student Advocacy
Lifelong Learning
Career Planning and Decision Making
The Changing World of Work
Student Awareness
Exploration
Decision Making
Case Illustrations of Comprehensive Programs of Responsive Services
Case Study of Johnny
Case Studies of Latisha, Rhonda, and Rebecca
Case Study of Gertrude
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Evaluation of School Counseling Programs
Types of Program Evaluation
Program Outcomes
Student Outcomes
Consumer Satisfaction
Expert Assessment
Data and Evaluation
School Counselor Evaluation
What Will Be Evaluated?
How Will Evaluation Be Done?
Who Will Evaluate?
Performance Appraisal Processes and Instruments
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
Professional Ethics and Legal Issues
Ethical Standards for School Counselors
Responsibilities to Students
Responsibilities to Parents/Guardians
Responsibilities to Colleagues and Professional Associates
Responsibilities to the Schools, Communities, and Families
Responsibilities to Self
Responsibilities to the Profession
Maintenance of Standards
The Nature of Law
The Law and Schools
The Courts
School Board Policies
Legal Issues for School Counselors
Students' Rights
Parents' Rights
The Buckley Amendment
Public Law 94-142
Child Abuse
Counselor Liability
Title IX
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
School Counseling Today and Tomorrow
Students of Tomorrow
Remedial Concerns
Preventive Issues
Developmental Needs
Poverty
Diversity
Schools of Tomorrow
Technology
Parental Involvement
Teacher Collaboration
School-Based Services
Youth Service
The Future of School Counseling
Additional Readings
Websites
Exercises
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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