ERIC Number: ED498819
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct-27
Counselors' Role in a Changing, Diverse Society
School Counselors' roles have changed with the challenges of today's population. School counselors are support staff with high student-to-counselor ratios. Counselors are not only present in junior high and middle schools; they now service elementary schools. School counselors need to be aware of the demographics of the changing student populations and resources in order to provide multicultural guidance and obtain needed skills. Counselors need preparation in order to provide services for the changing, culturally diverse populations. Discussions include familiarity with the demographics of the changing student populations and resources to provide multicultural guidance and obtain needed skills.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A