by Trish Hatch, Whitney Triplett, Danielle Duarte, & Vanessa Gomez
Foreword by Carl A. Cohn
As a secondary school counselor, you’re charged with implementing a comprehensive program to promote the academic, college/career, and social/emotional development for all students. At tier 1, this includes:
Developing school counseling core curriculum classroom lessons
Delivering engaging content to students and families
Managing classroom behavior in a way that is ethical for school counselors
Providing and analyzing assessments to measure what students learned from your lessons
Sharing the results with stakeholders
The good news is that you don’t have to do it alone! In this guide, four experienced school counselors, national leaders and expert trainers take you step-by-step through the creation, implementation, and evaluation of a high-quality Tier 1 school counseling system of supports. With a focus on proactive and prevention education through core curriculum classroom lessons, individual student planning, and schoolwide programs and activities, this practical text includes:
The school counselor’s role in a Multi-Tiered System of Supports
Examples to help with design, implementation, and evaluation of Tier 1 school counseling activities
Instruction around selecting curriculum and developing lesson plans and action plans
Strategies for managing student behaviors in the classroom, aligned to the school counselor’s appropriate role
Alignment with the ASCA National Model
Vignettes from practicing secondary school counselors
Recommendations for including families in prevention activities
Management tools, reproducible templates, and reflective activities and process questions
You teach the academic, college/career, and social/emotional competencies students need to be successful learners. With this book’s expert assistance, you’ll be prepared to not only help them succeed, but also demonstrate to others the impact of the school counseling program on student achievement!
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