Each school setting has its own set of challenges and barriers that high school counselors face on a daily basis. Explore and identify some of these specific challenges that exist within both the rural and urban school settings.
Peer reviewed “evidence-based practices and research-based approaches covering a wide variety of client-presenting issues and counseling topics” including mental health, career development
School counseling articles available to members in print or online, including:
As the United States continues getting more multicultural, it’s more important than ever to develop your cultural competence. Focus on select components of the ASCA National Model to create an organized space within which to think about infusing cultural competence at your school. Learn practical steps toward becoming a culturally competent school counselor.
It’s vital for students to learn the skills needed to be organized at school and in all other respects of life. Not only do we need to teach the skills, but we need to impart the societal value of organization and efficiency. This Resource Series publication contains a ready-to-implement intervention program complete with lesson plans, suggestions and reproducible materials so you can begin the task of improving student success through better organization.
School counselors want to know how to enhance students’ intrinsic motivation to achieve in the academic, career and social/emotional domains. Get an introduction to motivational interviewing strategies developed by William Miller and Stephen Rollnick in the addictions field. You can use these strategies with students to enhance their motivation to make changes in all three domains.
Training opportunities that can be brought directly to your location, available to ASCA members. ASCA can offer CEUs to all workshop attendees.
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Free workshops throughout the country in person or online to provide school counselors with most up-to-date information to help their students on the road to college and career success.
SREB’s Go Alliance Academy strives to increase the postsecondary success of all students by providing timely and relevant professional development to school counselors and by helping colleges of education transform the ways future counselors are trained.