A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor (J-B Ed: Survival Guides)

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Here are hundreds of step-by-step guidelines and proven strategies, as well as 50 reproducible worksheets, checklists, and forms to help successfully plan, evaluate, and conduct an elementary/middle school counseling and guidance program.

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“Students and new counselors will especially benefit from this practical and engaging resource for establishing and running a school counseling program.”
--Dr. Patrick Akos, counselor educator, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

“Every once in a while a book comes along that I consider to be a must-have for all counselors, and this is it. . . sure to be a counselor’s best friend.”
--Tom Carr, elementary school counselor and past president of the North Carolina School Counselor Association, Orange County, North Carolina

“Provides a comprehensive look at the roles and responsibilities of elementary and middle school counselors. . . . It is a rich resource for any beginning or veteran school counselor.”
--Dr. Paula Stanley, counselor educator, Radford University, Radford, Virginia

“User-friendly, comprehensive, and packed full of information.”
--Nina L. Cassidy, lead elementary counselor, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, North Carolina,` and past president of the North Carolina School Counselor Association

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This practical, professional resource is packed with hundreds of ready-to-use ideas, strategies, and tools to help you plan and implement an effective counseling program tailored to the remedial, preventative, and developmental needs of all your students. For easy use, the Guide is organized into 10 sections, each focusing on one aspect of a comprehensive program. Step by step, they show you how to:

  • Define a Comprehensive Counseling Program including guidelines for setting a clear definition and description of your counseling role...using an advisory committee
  • Manage Crisis Situations with complete guidelines for developing a crisis intervention team...working with children who've been physically abused...using effective confrontation skills
  • Create a Tight Program Structure by providing model outlines to help you determine clear objectives in areas including individual counseling...group counseling...consulting with parents and teachers
  • Make Staff Relationships Better with practical tips, comprehensive checklists, and suggested activities that help you balance your role with students, teachers, and school administrators
  • Build an Effective Program from the Ground Up including helpful techniques for creating a positive school climate...organizing a peer helper program...coordinating a teacher advisement program
  • Establish a Parent Education Program with time-saving strategies and model letters for planning school-wide functions...organizing conferences...sending written communications home with students
  • Incorporate Your Program into the Curriculum including tested techniques for helping teachers integrate guidelines into the classroom...providing in-service training for teachers
  • Make the Correct Legal and Ethical Decisions with step-by-step guidelines for maintaining ethical practice...accepting assistance from persons outside the school system
  • Reach Out to Special Populations including practical steps for integrating exceptional children— learning disabled, emotionally handicapped, physically handicapped-into the regular classroom
  • Enrich Your Personal and Professional Development with a handy checklist to help you assess your needs...10 time-savers to improve your time management skills...and more.
Altogether, this ready-to-use resource includes more than 50 worksheets, letters, checklists, and forms you can reproduce just as they are for immediate use, or easily modify to meet your specific needs.

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