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ERIC Number: EJ886151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 36
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 54
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1554-2998
School Counselors' Attitudes towards Providing Services to Students Receiving Section 504 Classroom Accommodations: Implications for School Counselor Educators
Romano, Dawn M.; Paradise, Louis V.; Green, Eric J.
Journal of School Counseling, v7 n37 2009
Questions have arisen regarding counselor's capabilities in assisting students with special needs (Milsom & Akos, 2003; Studer & Quigney, 2005). This study examined school counselors' training and attitudes toward providing services to students with learning disabilities who qualified for services only under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. The results indicated that although counselors strongly support providing services to students with special needs, those who lack educational experience reported feeling unprepared to implement specialized services. These findings suggest that school counselors would benefit from additional training when counseling students with learning disabilities. Implications for school counselor educators are provided. (Contains 3 tables.)
Journal of School Counseling. Montana State University, College of Education, Health and Human Development, P.O. Box 172940, Bozeman, MT 59717. Tel: 406-994-4133; Fax: 406-994-1854; e-mail: ehhddean@montana.edu; Web site: http://jsc.montana.edu
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)