ERIC Number: EJ817473
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
School Shootings and Counselor Leadership: Four Lessons from the Field
Fein, Albert H.; Carlisle, Cynthia S.; Isaacson, Nancy S.
Professional School Counseling, v11 n4 p246-252 Apr 2008
This article discusses four lessons for school counselors responding to any serious crisis: (a) School counselors can expect to take on leadership roles in times of crisis due to their expertise. (b) Crisis teams are temporary organizations within a school structure. Membership in two organizations can create role conflict. (c) Effective school counselors have found subtle ways to support and counsel formal leaders. And, (d) school counselors must be vigilant in their own care, especially during a crisis.
Descriptors: School Counselors, Leadership, Violence, School Safety, Crisis Management, Role Conflict, Counselor Role, Stress Management, Counseling Techniques
American School Counselor Association. 1101 King Street Suite 625, Alexandria, VA 22314. Tel: 703-683-2722; Fax: 703-683-1619; Web site: http://www.schoolcounselor.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A