ERIC Number: ED328825
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jan-31
Reference Count: N/A
The Challenge of Counseling in Middle Schools. ERIC Digest.
Gerler, Edwin R., Jr.
This digest discusses the ways in which counselors in middle schools can help youngsters face the challenges of early adolescence and prepare them for life in high school. It focuses on: (1) understanding one's self; (2) family relationships; (3) peer pressure and drug abuse; (4) stressful lives; (5) sexual maturation; (6) academics; and (7) career exploration. (TE)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adolescents, Career Exploration, Counselor Role, Drug Abuse, Elementary Education, Emotional Adjustment, Family Relationship, Middle Schools, Peer Influence, Personality Development, Program Development, School Counselors, Self Actualization, Sexuality, Stress Management, Youth Problems
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.