Designing and Leading Comprehensive School Counseling Programs: Promoting Student Competence and Meeting Student Needs / Edition 1

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Based on the guidelines from the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), National Consortium of State Guidance Leadership, and other highly recognized organizations, DESIGNING and IMPLEMENTING COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMS is by far the most comprehensive book on the market. The text gives in-depth discussion about major models that dominate the field and then takes the discussion a step further by showing how to implement these models in practice.

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"School counselors in training and even school counselors in current practice can benefit from not only the clear presentation of school counseling program models, but especially the overview of evaluation, as well as the strategies for advocacy. The text has the potential to significantly improve the quality of school counseling programs across the country."

"Strengths of this book are that it presents major school counseling models, presents the political/historical context for the present crisis in education and school counseling, offers detailed recommendations for organizing and evaluating a school counseling programs, and presents up-to-date discussions of important topics related to school counseling programs."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534637248
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/14/2004
  • Series: School Counseling Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 899,572
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Duane Brown has been a counseling professor for over 35 years and has been a professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill for over 25 years. He received his Ph.D. in counseling with a minor in psychology from Purdue University. During his time at the University of North Carolina, he has been the coordinator for the Counseling and Counseling Psychology Program and the School Counseling Program, and has served as the Chairperson for the Division of Human Development and Psychological Services. He has written several texts with Allyn and Bacon, McGraw-Hill, Houghton-Mifflin, Jossey-Bass, and the American Counseling Association.

Jerry Trusty is Professor of Counselor Education at Pennsylvania State University. He has experience as a school counselor for middle school and high school students, and he has been a counselor educator for the last 13 years. Before coming to Penn State in 2001, Jerry was a counselor educator and Assistant Dean at Texas A and M University-Commerce and a counselor educator at University of Alabama-Birmingham. He is currently Coordinator of the Secondary School Counseling Program at Pennsylvania State University. Jerry has published numerous research studies in ACA journals, psychology journals, and education journals, and he has published a book on multicultural counseling. He is currently Associate Editor for "Quantitative Research for Journal of Counseling and Development", the flagship journal in the counseling field.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Design and Leadership of Comprehensive School Counseling Programs. Part I: THE CONTEXT OF COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMS. 2. Education Today: The Context of Comprehensive School Counseling Programs. 3. Multicultural School Counseling: Helping Students Develop in a Diverse Society. Part II: LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMS. 4. Models for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs. 5. Organizing Comprehensive School Counseling Programs. 6. Factors Influencing School Counselors' Role Assignments and Intradepartmental Relationships. 7. Evaluation, Accountability, and the Data-Driven Programs. 8. Leadership in Comprehensive School Counseling Programs. 9. The Management and Leadership Skills of Effective Program Leaders. 10. Advocacy Competencies and Processes. Part III: THE COMPONENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMS. 11. Responsive Services: Responding to Students' Immediate Needs. 12. Educational and Career Planning: Helping Students Prepare for the Future. 13. The Guidance Curriculum: Meeting All Students' Developmental Needs. Part IV: TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE OF SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMS. 14. Using Technology to Strengthen School Counseling Programs. 15. The Future of Comprehensive School Counseling Programs and the Profession: Some Predictions. Appendix A: ASCA National Standards: Conducting A Program Audit. Appendix B: ASCA National Standards: Competencies and Indicators. Appendix C: ASCA National Standards: Developmental Crosswalking Tool. Appendix D: ASCA National Standards: Curriculum Crosswalking Tool.

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