ERIC Number: EJ1053125
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
Preparing Elementary School Counselors to Promote Career Development: Recommendations for School Counselor Education Programs
Knight, Jasmine L.
Journal of Career Development, v42 n2 p75-85 Apr 2015
Career development at the elementary level is an important developmental function to ensure all students graduate college and career ready. However, the training and continuing education needs of elementary school counselors have been largely ignored in the professional literature and in training programs. This article explores the theoretical and empirical support for career development at the primary level and the challenges in training elementary school counselors. Recommendations for modifications to school counselor educator programs are offered, and future research and continuing education needs for school counselors are explored.
Descriptors: Career Development, School Counselors, School Counseling, Elementary Schools, Counselor Training, Professional Development, Educational Practices, Career Education, Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Educational Resources, Alignment (Education), Consultation Programs, Program Evaluation, Intervention, Delivery Systems, Classroom Techniques, Educational Change
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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