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Evaluating School Counseling Programs - Chapter Summary
Our instructors review in this chapter, the purpose of evaluating school counseling programs and how to implement and monitor school counseling goals and objectives using data. Once you have completed this chapter you should be able to:
- Discuss the purpose of school counseling program evaluation
- Identify how to implement program evaluation
- Explain how to use data to set school counseling goals and objectives
- Understand how to establish a school counseling needs assessment
- List the procedures for auditing school counseling programs
- Analyze progress monitoring and reporting in school counseling programs
The lessons in this chapter are short and engaging. The short quizzes will help you make sure you are understanding the material. Check your dashboard to monitor your progress through the chapter.
1. The Purpose of School Counseling Program Evaluation
This lesson would benefit those looking for information on the purpose and importance of program evaluation in school counseling, and on using research to ensure accurate assessment.
2. How to Implement Program Evaluation in School Counseling
If you're looking for information on how to develop and implement a plan for evaluating counseling activities and school counseling programs, then this lesson is for you!
3. Using Data to Set School Counseling Goals & Objectives
In this lesson, you will learn how to identify and evaluate appropriate data sources to create and evaluate goals and objectives for school counseling programs.
4. Establishing a School Counseling Needs Assessment
Needs assessments allow school counselors to determine and understand the nature and cause of student needs. This lesson provides information on the advantages of needs assessments and how to develop and implement a needs assessment.
5. Auditing School Counseling Programs: Uses, Procedures & Outcomes
The process and outcomes of school counseling audits can be used for a variety of factors. This lesson will provide an outline of methods and procedures used to conduct an audit and the implications of assessment outcomes.
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Other chapters within the FTCE Guidance & Counseling PK-12 (018): Test Practice & Study Guide course
- Counseling Theories & Techniques
- Human Development in Counseling Theories
- Culture, Identity & Personality in Counseling Theories
- Social and Cultural Diversity Issues for School Counselors
- Communication & Leadership in Counseling
- School Counseling Activities & Programs
- High-Risk Behaviors in Adolescence & Counseling Interventions
- Student Assessments in School Counseling
- Counseling Students on Career Development
- Consultation, Collaboration and Coordination in School Counseling
- Professional, Ethical & Legal Issues in School Counseling
- Academic Advising in School Counseling
- Implementing Technology in School Counseling
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