School counselor

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  • The Importance of School Counselors

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    A school counselor’s role is vital in many schools across America. Many students see their counselor, to work on any emotional stressors, academic changes and challenges. This may include, interventions, group therapy and changes in class schedule, but sometimes with all the implementations given, students do not succeed in school. Perhaps one needs to take a closer look at the programs being implemented and its success rate. In addition, a counselor should guide itself using the ASCA (American School

  • School Counselor Analysis

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    School Counselor Analysis Siobhan (Sam) Garrett PSY/435 April 17, 2013 Healey Irked Title of Paper In order to do a proper analysis on a school counselor one must know what he or she does on a daily basis. This is to conduct a job analysis for a school counselor and discuss how it will be used within the school system. Next to determine the reliability and validity of the school counselor analysis. Then the performance and appraisal methods that apply to being a counselor

  • Analysis Of School Counselors

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    Andrea. Andrea is a school counselor, along with a title of Central Region Career Development Specialist of the Career and Technical Education (CTE). Andrea received her master’s degree in counselor. However, it was mandatory that she received a silver level of National Career of Readiness Certificate to be certified. Andrea does work for the state in Pierre, South Dakota with the of Central Region Career Development Specialist of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) and school counseling program

  • Examination Of School Counselors : The Perspectives Of Counselor Efficacy And Collaboration With School Staff

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    Today’s professional school counselors have a pertinent role and responsibility in creating a safe, caring, and positive environment for students and school staff. In this type of environment is where students have the ability to thrive as teachers, parents, administrators and stakeholders seek to promote the educational, personal/social, and career development of students. Although the goal can seem like advantageous undertaking for most professional school counselors, it has been and will continue

  • Advocacy Competences of School Counselors

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    Advocacy is one of the major roles for professional school counselors. The concept of advocacy is the tradition of professional counselors, but the role of advocacy in school counseling was not valued until the recent times. The purpose of this paper is to give a reflection about the article on school counseling in order to show and describe the advocacy competencies of school counselors. The article was written by Jerry Trusty and Duane Brown. The article was set to provide a structure that helps

  • School Counselor Is Not All Fun And Games

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    Introduction How does school counseling affect students in a school environment? What do counselor do? How do you become a school counselor? This paper can can answer all of your questions. Starting with information about being a school counselor and ending with the training you will have to go through to become a counselor. Buckle up your seat belt and join me a journey to your possible future. Career Information School counselors make $53,610 a year and $25.77 an hour. They must contain

  • Personal Statement Of Becoming A School Counselor

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    year of college that I decided I wanted to become a school counselor. Up until my senior year in college at Penn State I did not know where I wanted to take my career but I knew I wanted to work in a school setting and I knew that I wanted to work with kids. When it came time to choose an internship site for my last semester, I chose an alternative school called Buxmont Academy in Bethlehem where I would be shadowing two of their school counselors as well as engaging with the students themselves. I

  • Primary Functions Of The Professional School Counselor

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    professional school counselor? Functions of the school counselor have changed throughout the decades (Dollarhide & Saginak, 2012). To support the current school reform movement, school counselors focus on standards that students should be able to accomplish because of their participation in a school counseling program (Wilkerson, 2010). It is suggested that these standards help to support students’ ability to be ready to learn (Wilkerson, 2010). Through the use of these standards, professional school counselors

  • School Counselor

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    Introduction “Counselors assist people with personal, family, educational, mental health, and career decisions and problems” (“Counselors” 1). “While helping students plan for college and careers is part of their job, a guidance counselor’s overall function is to talk to students, give advice, listen to problems, help students develop coping skills and learn to become good problem-solvers and decision-makers on their own” (“Guidance Counselors”). Specifically, school counselors play a major role

  • High School Guidance Counselor Personal Statement

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    in psychology to become a high school guidance counselor. Psychology is the study of the human mind, how the mind functions, and observing human behavior. The reason I decided to major in psychology is to be able to further my knowledge about the human mind and body. A psychology degree with help me get to my main goal which is to become a high school guidance counselor. A guidance counselor is someone who provides help for students who may be struggling in school with academics or having a hard