ERIC Number: ED382892
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Creating a Positive Place Called School. Issues, Strategies and Resources: Elementary School Counselling.
This handbook is for counselors, teachers, and administrators involved in administering or delivering elementary school counseling services. It describes Alberta Education's position on counseling in Alberta (Canada) primary schools. It also provides a source of practical ideas and resources for elementary school educators to enhance the delivery of programs and services as an integral component in a child's schooling. The handbook is divided into four parts with appendices. Part 1 deals with some key components of counseling programs and services at the elementary school level and suggests steps to set up a comprehensive program and services. Part 2 focuses on various issues that face counselors and others on the student support team, including abuse, academic performance, death and loss, misbehavior, etc. Part 3 outlines selected strategies to help resolve the issues. Part 4 is an annotated compilation of resources used successfully by counselors in Alberta schools. The appendices contain sample forms that may be used in elementary school counseling. (JE)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Special Education Branch.