ERIC Number: EJ825865
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 27
The School Counselor as an Emerging Professional in the Japanese Educational System
Studer, Jeannine R.
International Education, v37 n2 p30-42 Spr 2008
The purpose of this article is to discuss the Japanese educational system and how the transformed society influenced the appearance of school counselors in the educational setting. In addition, a comparison of issues that influenced the emergence of these professionals to those in the United States is provided. Finally, a discussion is included about whether the disputes and historical issues that impacted school counselors in the United States could serve as a guide for the newly arriving Japanese school counselors.
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Role, Social Influences, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational History, Cultural Influences, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Legislation, Parent Influence, Family Influence, Truancy, Dropouts, Bullying, Aggression, Student Behavior, Counseling Techniques
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan; United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; No Child Left Behind Act 2001