The Elementary / Middle School Counselor's Survival Guide by John J. SchmidtThe Elementary / Middle School Counselor's Survival Guide by John J. Schmidt

The Elementary / Middle School Counselor's Survival Guide

byJohn J. Schmidt

Paperback | August 23, 2010

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An expanded edition filled with ideas, strategies, and tools for school counselors

This Survival Guide helps counselors plan and implement an effective counseling program tailored to the needs of all students. Step by step, the book walks readers through every aspect of the school counselor job, including: designing a comprehensive counseling program, communicating with students and fellow staff, facilitating groups, promoting positive school discipline, integrating a guidance curriculum, intervening in times of crisis, and taking personal and professional care of oneself.

  • Discusses how to reach out to diverse student and parent populations
  • Shows how to integrate the American School Counselor Association's National Model for designing, delivering, and evaluating a school's counseling program
  • Reveals how new technology can improve services to students and parents
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This comprehensive resource also includes a wealth of reproducible worksheets, letters, checklists, and forms designed to save time and effort for busy school counselors.

John J. (Jack) Schmidt, Ed.D., is professor emeritus of Counselor Education at East Carolina University. He is the author or coauthor of more than a dozen books, including Making and Keeping Friends: Ready-to-Use Lessons, Stories, and Activities for Building Relationships.
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Title:The Elementary / Middle School Counselor's Survival GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 10.8 × 8.3 × 0.7 inPublished:August 23, 2010Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0470560851

ISBN - 13:9780470560853

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Table of Contents

About the Author.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Chapter 1 What, Who, and How of Your School Counseling Program.

Chapter 2 Developing Your Role and Creating an Identity.

Chapter 3 Setting Sail and Staying Afloat.

Chapter 4 Identifying Responsive Services.

Chapter 5 Integrating a School Counseling Program with the Curriculum.

Chapter 6 Reaching Out to Diverse Populations. 

Chapter 7 Preparing for Crisis Intervention.

Chapter 8 Selecting Responsive Services to Address Students’ Concerns.

Chapter 9 Responding to Critical Concerns.

Chapter 10 Belonging and Being with the School.

Chapter 11 Involving Significant Others.

Chapter 12 Playing According to the Rules.

Chapter 13 Helping Yourself to Help Others.

Resources.

Bibliography.

Web Sites.

Index.