ERIC Number: ED337716
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Position Statements of the American School Counselor Association.
American School Counselor Association. Alexandria, VA.
Position statements of the American School Counselor Association were prepared for school counselors to assist them in articulating the position of the Association on a variety of issues. The statements included here present the position followed by a brief rationale. The statements have been developed and written by a number of people over the years. They have all been adopted by the Delegate Assembly of the American Counselor Association. Longer background statements are available for most of the statements. The issues in this document include the school counselor and: (1) Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS); (2) career guidance; (3) censorship; (4) child abuse/neglect prevention; (5) college entrance test preparation programs; (6) confidentiality; (7) counselor/student ratio; (8) credentialing; (9) cross/multicultural counseling; (10) developmental guidance; (11) discipline; (12) dropout prevention; (13) education of the handicapped; (14) endorsement section of the college application; (15) family/parenting education; (16) gifted student programs; (17) group counseling; (18) licensure; (19) migrant students; (20) military recruitment; (21) school counseling paraprofessionals; (22) peer facilitation; (23) school counseling program; (24) sex equity; (25) recognition programs; (26) student rights; (27) students-at-risk; (28) substance abuse counseling; and (29) counselor evaluation. (LLL)
American School Counselor Association, 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304 ($10.00 each).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American School Counselor Association. Alexandria, VA.