ecn523 | Graduate
Foundations Of School Counseling Part II
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Key Components of a Comprehensive School Counseling Program
- Examine theoretical foundations and student competencies that apply to a comprehensive school counseling program.
- Examine the components of a comprehensive school counseling program.
- Analyze the processes of designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating a comprehensive school counseling program.
- Identify the roles of various school personnel in a comprehensive school counseling program.
Delivering Developmental Guidance Curriculum
- Examine the scope and responsibility of the school counselor in developing a school guidance curriculum.
- Examine the process of planning, developing, and delivering school guidance curriculum in the classroom setting.
Educational and Career Planning
- Explore current trends in educational and career planning interventions in schools.
- Identify developmental approaches to assist all students and parents at points of educational transition.
- Examine strategies for building constructive partnerships with parents, guardians, families, and communities in order to promote each student’s academic, career, and personal/social success.
- Identify approaches to recognizing and assisting children and adolescents who are affected by substance abuse.
- Identify the system support elements in a comprehensive school counseling program.
- Examine approaches to peer facilitation, including peer helper, peer tutor, and peer mediation program.
- Identify mental and emotional issues or disorders that affect the development and functioning of students.
- Examine individual and small-group counseling approaches that promote school success through academic, career, and personal/social development.
- Explore interventions that utilize expressive arts as a vehicle for students to resolve personal issues and set goals.
- Acquire a basic understanding of the role and function of other mental health professionals in schools and in the community.
- Determine the importance of developing and maintaining a professional stance in the comprehensive school counseling area.
- Identify strategies for managing personal stress as a school counselor.
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