ERIC Number: ED324615
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Professional Development Guidelines for Secondary School Counselors: A Self-Audit. Second Revision.
American School Counselor Association. Alexandria, VA.; National Association of College Admissions Counselors, Alexandria, VA.
This document is a practical self-evaluation guide for secondary school counselors to use in identifying and measuring broad professional principles of good practice, management, and conduct. This manual may be used for training staff members, conducting inservice workshops, and developing certification guidelines. It is also a convenient tool for accrediting teams to use when evaluating guidance/counseling departments. These topics are covered: (1) the philosophy, objectives, and policies of the guidance/counseling department; (2) the role and function of the guidance/counseling department in the school; (3) the role and function of the school counselor, including general role and function, personal counseling, career guidance and counseling, college and financial aid guidance and counseling, ancillary services, testing, working in a consulting capacity, referrals, accountability, and identifying trends and issues; (4) specialized populations in counseling; (5) professionalism and the school counselor; and (6) professionalism and the field. A bibliography/resource list is included. (ABL)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Professional Development, School Counseling, School Counselors, School Guidance, Secondary Education, Secondary Schools, Self Evaluation (Groups)
American Association for Counseling and Development, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304 (Order No. 72241; $10.00).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American School Counselor Association. Alexandria, VA.; National Association of College Admissions Counselors, Alexandria, VA.
Note: For a related document, see CG 022 877.