ecn522 | Graduate
Foundations Of School Counseling, Part 1
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Historical and Philosophical Foundations of School Counseling
- Examine the historical development of counseling and guidance services in American education during the past century.
- Identify important historical trends or events that have had a significant impact in shaping counseling and guidance services in today's schools.
School Counseling Trends
- Identify major trends in school counseling.
- Predict the impact these trends will have on school counseling in the future.
School Counselor Roles and Competencies
- Analyze the various roles and competencies of the counselor in elementary, middle school or junior high, and high school settings.
- Examine the leadership responsibilities of the counselor in enhancing the learning environment.
- Identify strategies needed by a counselor to respond to a crisis situation.
Essential Counseling Services: Counseling, Consulting, Coordinating, and Collaborating
- Examine the relationship of the school counseling program to the academic and student services programs in the school.
- Identify the counseling services that are essential to successful, comprehensive counseling programs in schools.
- Utilize consultation and collaboration processes in the school setting.
Diversity and Community Awareness
- Examine the impact of social, cultural, environmental, and personal dynamics on counseling services.
- Analyze community, environmental, and institutional opportunities that maximize student success and development.
- Identify potential community, environmental, and institutional barriers that inhibit student success and development.
Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling
- Apply ethical standards to realistic situations in school counseling.
- Examine pertinent laws that impact the practice of counseling in schools.
Technology in School Settings
- Examine the role of current and emerging technology in school counseling.
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