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Students preparing for a career in school counseling and professional seeking information about the nature of school counseling services find this comprehensive book an invaluable resource. In it the author traces the development of school counseling, presents contemporary roles and functions for school counselors, and explores future possibilities for the profession.
The book is based on the philosophy that the most efficient and effective way to provide counseling in schools is through comprehensive programs of services designed to meet the needs of students, parents, and teachers during the elementary, middle, and high school years. It illustrates the common goals and various functions found in the practice of school counseling at the three levels of education, as well as aspects that influence the role of counselors in schools.
The new edition includes:
Additional means for readers to follow content and connect it to important issues of the profession through new tables, diagrams, figures, and forms.
Encouragement for exploring personal insights and relating them to specific content through the perspectives in each chapter.
Ideas for continuing to explore topics through contemporary resources suggested on the updated websites and suggested readings at the end of each chapter.
Opportunities for applying the material through the exercises at the end of each chapter.
A look at the ASCA National Model® (2005) and comparisons with other comprehensive school counseling approaches through revised content examining the similarities and differences among the popular models.
Information for keeping up to date with current preparation standards from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP, 2009).
Practical help for learning what the school counseling profession believes are important knowledge bases, competencies, and standards of practice in the 21st century in the discussion of new competencies of professional practice by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA, 2008), and ASCA’s 2010 Ethical Standards for school counseling.
Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)
Meet the Author
John J. (Jack) Schmidt, Ed.D. is professor emeritus of counselor education at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Named Distinguished Professor for the ECU College of Education in 1999, he was the department chair for fourteen years. During his career, Dr. Schmidt was a teacher, counselor, school system director of counseling services, state coordinator of school counseling programs, and university professor. He was also an adjunct professor at several universities including UNC-Chapel Hill, Winthrop University, Wake Forest University, and Capella University. An active writer, he authored more than 50 professional articles, chapters, and manuals, and published several books, including The Elementary/Middle School Counselor’s Survival Guide (3rd ed.), Counseling in Schools (6th ed.), Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling and Human Services, Living Intentionally and Making Life Happen,Intentional Helping, Invitational Counseling, with William W. Purkey, and From Conflict to Conciliation with Dr. Purkey and John M. Novak. Recipient of many professional honors and awards, Dr. Schmidt has been active in the counseling profession, holding state positions, including president of the North Carolina Counseling Association, and serving on editorial boards of professional journals. He also served on the Board of Licensed Professional Counselors in North Carolina and as a director on the National Board of Certified Counselors.