schc517 | Graduate
Foundations Of School Counseling
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
- Identify important historical trends and explain their significant impact in shaping counseling and guidance services in today's schools.
- Examine the historical development of counseling and guidance services in American education during the 20th century.
School Counseling 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.
- Explain the strategies needed by a counselor to respond to a crisis situation.
Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling
- Differentiate potential community, environmental, and institutional barriers that inhibit student success and development.
- Apply ethical standards to realistic situations in school counseling.
- Explain pertinent laws in school district policies and procedures that impact the practice of counseling.
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.
Essential Counseling Services: Counseling, Consulting, Coordinating and Collaboratings
- Explain the relationship of the school counseling program to the academic and student services programs in the school.
- Critique counseling services that are essential to successful, comprehensive counseling programs in schools.
- Choose consultation and collaboration processes for the school setting.
School Counseling Trends and Technology in School Settings
- Identify major trends in school counseling.
- Predict the impact these trends will have on school counseling in the future.
- Examine the role of current and emerging technology in school counseling.
Delivering Developmental Guidance Curriculum
- Analyze the importance of the scope and the process of planning, developing, and delivering school guidance curriculum in the classroom setting.
- Evaluate comprehensive guidance and counseling plans.
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