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Comprehensive School Counseling Program - Chapter Summary
This chapter introduces you to the elements of a comprehensive school counseling program, covering all levels of schooling and the common issues seen in each. Learn about the techniques used with different age groups, including elementary students, and middle and secondary students. Testing and assessment for age groups in this setting is discussed. By the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with:
- Elements of school counseling programs
- Common issues seen in elementary and middle/secondary school
- Counseling methods for elementary and middle/secondary school students
- Testing and assessment for school counselors
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1. Elements of a Comprehensive School Counseling Program
This lesson will discuss the essential elements of a comprehensive school counseling program. The lesson will end with a brief quiz to test what you have learned.
2. Counseling in Elementary Schools
Ever wonder what an elementary school counselor does? In this lesson, we will look into counseling at an elementary school, including types of counseling and strategies used in the process.
3. Common Issues with Elementary School Children
While childhood is meant to be a happy time, there are many children for whom it is a time of emotional difficulty. This lesson looks into some challenges that are common to elementary-aged children.
4. Counseling in Middle/Secondary Schools
How do middle and high school counselors guide their students? In this lesson, we're going to look into the different formats they use and how these benefit their students.
5. Common Issues with Middle/Secondary School Children
You may have had a tough time during your middle or high school years; during that time, it's common for teens to go through various emotional challenges. Here, we will look into several issues that are commonly faced during this time.
6. Testing and Assessment in Counseling: Types & Uses
Why do counselors test their clients? What kind of assessments are out there? This lesson looks into these and other issues of testing and assessment.
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Other chapters within the MTTC School Counselor (051): Practice & Study Guide course
- History of Counseling
- Roles and Responsibilities of the Guidance Counselor
- Counseling Theory
- Individual and Group Counseling
- Learning Assessments
- College Counseling Tools
- Career Counseling Tools
- Crisis Intervention
- Diversity and Equality Issues in School Counseling
- Program Evaluation
- Curriculum Development and Delivery
- Strategies for Diverse Learning Environments
- Human Development Topics
- Issues in Human Development
- MTTC School Counselor Flashcards