Ch 7: School Counseling

About This Chapter

Watch online video lessons to learn about elementary and secondary school counseling methods, common issues with children and more. Each lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz to help check your understanding of these school counseling topics.

School Counseling - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In this chapter, you'll learn about school counseling at the elementary school, middle school, secondary school and university levels. Instructors explain the various roles of a school counselor, along with important techniques used in the field, such as group counseling, games and one-on-one meetings. You'll explore common school issues, including bullying, loneliness, child abuse, drugs, suicide and gangs. This chapter can help you understand the following:

  • Elementary school counseling techniques
  • Common issues with elementary school children
  • Middle and secondary school counseling methods
  • Unique issues with middle and secondary school children
  • College and university counseling strategies

Video Objective
Counseling in Elementary Schools Explain the various roles of elementary school counselors and common counseling techniques, like art and play therapy, and game activities.
Common Issues with Elementary School Children Understand issues and problems elementary school children may encounter, including shyness, bullying, rejection, ADD/ADHD and child maltreatment.
Counseling in Middle/Secondary Schools Discuss the roles that middle and secondary school counselors can fill and the counseling activities that can be used, such as group counseling, service coordination and career guidance.
Common Issues with Middle/Secondary School Children Identify problems of middle and secondary school children, including alcohol, drugs, suicide, sexual pressures and gang activity.
Counseling in Colleges and Universities Explain the roles of a college or university counselor, common counseling methods and important issues that students face, such as time management problems, racism, eating disorders, adjusting to college life and dating issues.

Chapter Practice Exam
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