Counseling in Schools: Comprehensive Programs of Responsive Services for All Students

Series
Pearson
Author
John J. Schmidt  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
6
Language
English
Total pages
384
Pub.-date
February 2013
ISBN13
9780132851718
ISBN
0132851717
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Description

For students preparing for a career in school counseling, as well as for professionals seeking information about the nature of school counseling services

 

For courses in School Counseling

 

This book provides information about the school counseling profession and the leadership role professional counselors have in schools.

 

Widely popular in its previous editions, this book continues to provide information about the school counseling profession; define the leadership role professional counselors have in schools; and advocate for the development of comprehensive programs of services that identify the role of counselors in schools while assisting all students in academic, career, and social/personal development. 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.

Features

This revision continues to offer a professional foundation with which new school counselors can take leadership roles in advocating for comprehensive school counseling programs and responsive services for all students.

  • Readers see how counselors use responsive services in the context of comprehensive programs in the case studies provided.
  • Opportunities for small group and individual discussion and action research are provided through the book’s exercises.
  • Counselors in training see samples of designs for elementary, middle, and high school counseling centers in many practical illustrations and through a variety of sample forms, including:
    • Needs assessment questionnaires.
    • A portfolio for school counselor evaluation.
    • A high school student planning form.
    • Program evaluation instruments/questionnaires.
    • Rating and observation forms for behavioral assessment. 
  • Readers see clearly the types of comprehensive school counseling programs in use today, including the ASCA National Model.
  • Practical approaches to addressing diversity are presented.

New to this Edition

  • 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.

 

Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

1.   The School Counseling Profession

2.   Diverse Students, Communities, and Schools

3.   The School Counselor and Program Leadership

4.   Comprehensive School Counseling Programs

5.   Services of a Comprehensive Program

6.   Program Development

7.   Individual Counseling and Group Processes

8.   Collaboration and Consultation

9.   Student Assessment

10.  Educational and Career Development

11.  Evaluation of School Counseling Programs

12.  Professional Ethics and Legal Issues

13.  School Counseling Today and Tomorrow

References

Author Index

Subject Index

 

Back Cover

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.


Also from John J. Schmidt:

   0205540406 - Counseling in Schools: Comprehensive Programs of Responsive Services for All Students, 5/e - ©2008

   0205403336 - Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling and Human Services: Multiple Influences on Self-Concept Development, 1/e - ©2006

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.