This text promotes the transformation of our the school counseling profession in what promises to be an unprecedented era by addressing the established and developing best practices significant to maturing the profession. In this way The New Era of School Counseling: A Practical Guide, is much like its predecessor The New School Counselor: Strategies for Universal Academic Achievement. Also like its predecessor, this text uses a how-to-do-it approach with real world applications that equip school counselors with the knowledge and strategies grounded in ASCA National Model (ASCA, 2012) and deemed essential by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP, 2009). The accompanying CD-ROM provides school counselors with revised action plans and results report templates and additional forms that meet ethical and legal practices to meet the rigorous demands and highest standards of practice. A glossary of frequently used terminology and acronyms in school settings are new to this edition.
Dr. Rita Schellenberg is nationally recognized for her outstanding achievements in education and school counseling. Dr. Schellenberg is professor and director of the school counseling program at Liberty University in Virginia. Dr. Schellenberg is a licensed school counselor and a licensed professional counselor (LPC). She also holds the credentials of Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), National Certified Counselor (NCC), National Certified School Counselor (NCSC), and Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC). Dr. Schellenberg is certified by ASCA as a School Counseling Legal and Ethical Specialist.
Preface: Evolutionary or Revolutionary? 1 The New Era: A Preview 2 A Game Changer: The Needs of the Many 3 A Special Breed: Roles and Functions 4 Our Bread and Butter: Research and Program Evaluation 5 On Becoming the Quintessential New Era School Counselor 6 The Tool Box of the Century Appendix A: Frequently Used Acronyms Appendix B: Glossary of Frequently Used Terminology REFERENCES SUBJECT INDEX ABOUT THE AUTHOR