Ch 15: Program Evaluation for School Counselors

About This Chapter

Use these lessons to review ways to develop plans for evaluating school counseling programs. Look at how to apply the information gained during the program evaluation process and examine the role of technology in school counseling programs.

Program Evaluation for School Counselors - Chapter Summary

Let us help you renew your knowledge of how to incorporate accountability and self-examination into a school counseling program. This chapter's lessons look at ways to gather and utilize information to determine program goals and see where improvement is needed. Our instructors also discuss the role of technology in a school counseling program. When you've watched all these lessons, you should have a better understanding of school counseling topics such as:

  • The purpose of program evaluation
  • How to implement program evaluation
  • Applying program evaluation results
  • Establishing a needs assessment
  • Technology and organization of student information
  • Technology for program organization
  • Pros and cons of technology in counseling

These short lessons are available anytime and anywhere via computer, tablet or smartphone. Each is followed by a short quiz, and you can also test your knowledge with a comprehensive chapter exam. A timeline with clickable links makes it easy to jump back to the lesson to review particular portions, and you can print out a sheet of quiz questions for offline study.

7 Lessons in Chapter 15: Program Evaluation for School Counselors
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The Purpose of School Counseling Program Evaluation

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.

How to Implement Program Evaluation in School Counseling

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!

Using Data to Set School Counseling Goals & Objectives

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.

Establishing a School Counseling Needs Assessment

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.

Using Technology to Organize & Report Student Information

5. Using Technology to Organize & Report Student Information

In this lesson, you will learn about how schools use student information systems to store various types of student data. The way that districts use this data to inform their decisions will also be discussed.

Technology for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs

6. Technology for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs

In this lesson, we'll explore how blogs, websites, social media and mobile technology help counselors automate their processes and disseminate information.

Benefits & Limitations of Technology in School Counseling

7. Benefits & Limitations of Technology in School Counseling

This lesson would prove useful to anyone seeking information on the benefits and limitations of various technological applications in school counseling.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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