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ERIC Number: ED499588
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb
Pages: 320
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7879-6886-1
A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor, 2nd Edition
Schmidt, John J.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
This second edition of the best-selling book offers school counselors an expanded, practical, professional resource that is packed with hundreds of ready-to-use ideas, strategies, and tools. This "Survival Guide" will help readers plan and implement an effective counseling program tailored to the remedial, preventative, and developmental needs of all their elementary and middle school students. For easy use, the "Survival Guide" is organized into twelve sections, each focusing on one aspect of a comprehensive program: (1) Defining and Describing a School Counseling Program; (2) Developing Your Role and Creating an Identity; (3) Setting Sail and Staying Afloat; (4) Identifying Essential Services; (5) Integrating the Curriculum and the Program; (6) Reaching out to Diverse Populations; (7) Preparing for Crisis Intervention; (8) Using Essential Services to Address Students' Concerns; (9) Belonging and Being with the School; (10) Involving Significant Others; (11) Playing Fair and According to the Rules; and (12) Helping Yourself to Help Others. Contains a bibliography and an index.)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
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