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ERIC Number: EJ914263
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 28
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: ISSN-1554-2998
School Counselor Perceptions and Attitudes about Collaboration
Gibbons, Melinda M.; Diambra, Joel F.; Buchanan, Deborah K.
Journal of School Counseling, v8 n34 2010
The American School Counselor Association's increased focus on collaboration in the schools indicates the importance of this activity. School counselors are charged with constructing collaborative relationships with stakeholders focused on academic success for all students. This study explores K-12 school counselors' perceptions and attitudes about collaboration in one southeastern state through survey research methods. Results show that school counselors collaborate regularly and with various stakeholders. School counselors indicated the terms needed, preferred and valuable most strongly expressed their attitudes toward collaboration. Implications for practice and future research are discussed. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A