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Exploring School Counseling Professional Practices and Perspectives

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ISBN-10: 0618191453

ISBN-13: 9780618191451

Edition: 2004

Authors: Tamara E. Davis

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This text concentrates on the practical aspects of school counseling by focusing on the roles of the counselor, emphasizing an action-oriented approach. Each chapter includes an excerpt from the author or a contributor, relating a personal experience in a school setting. These first- and second-hand accounts throughout the text support the research and technical aspects of school counseling.
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Book details

List price: $89.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 6/22/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Dr. Tammy Davis is a Professor in the Counseling program at Marymount University in Arlington, VA, teaching primarily in the school counseling program. Before coming to Marymount in 1999, Dr. Davis was an elementary and high school counselor for nine years in Manassas, Virginia. Her professional positions have included being Past President of the Virginia Association for Counselor Education & Supervision and of the Virginia School Counselor Association. She served on the Board of Directors of the American School Counselor Association (2010-2013). Dr. Davis has presented over 100 workshops locally, regionally, and nationally on a number of topics in school counseling, including developing resilience and positive thinking in students. She has been an invited keynote in several states. Her publications include books and articles in school counseling as well as book chapters on counseling suicidal children and group counseling in schools. She was named the 2007 Counselor Educator of the Year by the American School Counselor Association. She teaches courses at Marymount in both the school and community counseling graduate programs and supervises all of the Practicum experiences for the school counseling students. Dr. Davis serves as the coordinator for the Northern Virginia School Counseling Leadership Team. She resides in Manassas, VA with her husband Ken who is a principal of a 5th/6th grade intermediate school and their three Siberian Huskies.

Choosing school counseling as a career : a new chapter in your story
The school counselor as ethical practitioner : doing the right thing
Counseling and classroom guidance
Consultation, coordination, and noncounseling roles
Supporting students : fostering academic, personal/social, and career development
Supporting students : working with diversity and special needs
Collaborating with teachers : building positive working relationships
Collaborating with administrators and other school personnel : working as a team
Collaborating with parents, families, and community : making the connection
The professional school counselor as leader
The school counselor as responsive leader : school violence prevention and crisis intervention
The school counselor and advocacy : taking a stand
The school counselor and results-based accountability
Becoming a school counselor : your professional and personal journey
ASCA's ethical standards for school counselors