Introduction to School Counseling

3 Units    |    Term 1

This course emphasizes the role of the school counselor as a creator of opportunities for children, adolescents and young adults to grow. Students learn to effectively plan, manage and assess school counseling programs that are comprehensive and data driven. They will develop an understanding of the modern school counselor’s role as leader, advocate and collaborator, and the responsibilities and expectations that accompany this role. The course also provides an overview of the key factors affecting educational equity in K-12 schools and how school counselors can increase access to high quality education for all students.