Ch 7: School Counseling: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The School Counseling chapter of this Counseling 101 Help and Review course is the simplest way to master school counseling. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of school counseling.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering counseling material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn counseling. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding children's issues and concerns that are central to school counseling
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning counseling (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about school counseling
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra counseling learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the school counseling chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the school counseling chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any school counseling question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a school counseling unit of a standard counseling course. Topics covered include:

  • Emphasis of counseling in elementary schools
  • Common concerns with elementary school children
  • Counseling for middle and secondary schools
  • Typical issues with children in middle and secondary schools
  • College and university counseling

11 Lessons in Chapter 7: School Counseling: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Counseling in Elementary Schools

1. 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.

Common Issues with Elementary School Children

2. 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.

Counseling in Middle/Secondary Schools

3. 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.

Common Issues with Middle/Secondary School Children

4. 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.

Counseling in Colleges and Universities

5. Counseling in Colleges and Universities

College can be an exciting time of life. But for many students, it can also bring about common emotional challenges, like depression, anxiety, addiction, ADHD, and eating disorders.

Talking to Children About Adoption

6. Talking to Children About Adoption

How do you talk to children who are adopted about their origins? For parents of adopted children, the fear of a misstep in this matter can be a great concern. This lesson discusses these issues and gives some tips on how to approach the discussion.

Talking to Children About Cancer

7. Talking to Children About Cancer

This lesson discusses how a parent can talk to their child about a cancer diagnosis. The lesson talks about general guidelines and then how to talk to young children, teens and adult children about cancer.

Talking to Children About Death

8. Talking to Children About Death

This lesson looks at how parents can talk to children about death. Children at different levels of development will understand differently, so talking to children in different age groups is discussed.

Talking to Children About Divorce

9. Talking to Children About Divorce

This lesson focuses on how parents can effectively and honestly talk to their children about an upcoming divorce. The lesson talks about how parents can introduce the topic and differences in how children will understand the topic according to age.

Talking to Children About Domestic Violence

10. Talking to Children About Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a delicate subject that even adults have problems with. When dealing with children living in these situations, the matter can seem impossible to approach. However, talking with children about these events is crucial to their recovery.

Talking to Children About Sex

11. Talking to Children About Sex

This lesson briefly discusses how parents can talk to their children about sex. We'll look at when a couple should start planning for this, how to talk to children at different ages, and the information that needs to be given to different age groups.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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