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School Counseling Classroom Guidance
Prevention, Accountability, and Outcomes

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September 2015 | 344 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
“Finally, a text that thoroughly covers the topic of classroom guidance – an effective tool for every school counselor at every school level.”
  –Tiffany Bates, Louisiana Tech University  

Intended for school counselors to aid in the learning of developmental classroom guidance, School Counseling Classroom Guidance: Prevention, Accountability, and Outcomes teaches the fundamentals, strategies, and research outcomes of classroom guidance programming for comprehensive, developmentally appropriate school counseling programs. The content of this book looks at the history and fundamentals of classroom guidance, how these activities meet CACREP and ASCA standards, how and why activities should be aligned to the larger academic curriculum and state/national teaching standards, recommendations on how to develop and assess classroom guidance units, a sampling of units and lessons, techniques in managing the classroom, and outcome research and trends.  

School Counseling Classroom Guidance: Prevention, Accountability, and Outcomes is part of the Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs). To learn more about each text in the Series, please visit www.sagepub.com/vip/cpiseries.

 
Part I: The Specialty of School Counseling and Classroom Guidance as a Delivery Service
Jolie Ziomek-Daigle
Chapter 1: History of Counseling, Emergence of School Counseling, and Classroom Guidance
A Rich History

 
Counseling Today

 
Classroom Guidance as a Delivery Service

 
Professional Identity of School Counselors

 
Jolie Ziomek-Daigle
Chapter 2: The Three Broad Domains: Academic, Career, and Social/Emotional
Attending to the Needs of K–12 Students in Three Developmental Domains

 
 
Part II: Developmental and Contextual Considerations for Classroom Guidance
Jolie Ziomek-Daigle and Christy W. Land
Chapter 3: The Elementary School
Elementary School Students

 
Strengths and Challenges of Elementary School Students

 
Comprehensive School Counseling Programs at the Elementary Level

 
What Is an Elementary School Like?

 
Sam Steen, Joy Rose, Kristin Avina, and Dana Jenkins
Chapter 4: The Middle School
Adolescent Development

 
The Middle School

Sam Steen, Joy Rose, Kristin Avina, Dana Jenkins
Classroom Guidance Programming: The Essential Component of Comprehensive School Counseling Programs in Middle School

 
Benefits of Classroom Guidance

 
Planning Classroom Guidance

 
Reflective Case Illustrations

 
Melinda M. Gibbons and Amber N. Hughes
Chapter 5: The High School
Selling Classroom Guidance

 
Developmental and Contextual Considerations

 
Strengths and Challenges of Working with High School Students

 
Cultural Considerations

 
Career Development Considerations

 
 
Part III: Planning, Execution, and Evaluation of Classroom Guidance
Clare Merlin and Andrew J. Knoblich
Chapter 6: Needs Assessment and Unit/Lesson Design
School Counseling Core Curriculum

 
Needs Assessments

 
Identifying Standards

 
Developing a Unit

 
Writing Objectives

 
Developing Classroom Guidance Lessons

 
Preparation and Organization

 
Conclusion

 
Amy W. Upton
Chapter 7: Delivery, Evaluation, Analysis, and Reporting
Presenting Classroom Guidance Programming

 
Data Collection

 
Reporting to Stakeholders

 
Counselor Performance Appraisal

 
ASCA School Counselor Performance Appraisal as it Related to Classroom Guidance Programming

 
Natoya Hill Haskins
Chapter 8: Facilitation Skills and Classroom Management
Group Counseling Skills in Classroom Guidance Programming

 
Basic Counseling Skills in Classroom Guidance

 
Respect, Genuineness, Empathy, and Unconditional Positive Regard

 
Integrating Your Theoretical Orientation

 
The Basics of Teaching and Managing

 
Technology in the Classroom

 
Ethics in Classroom Guidance

 
 
Part IV: Other Considerations in Classroom Guidance
Christopher Janson and Sophie Maxis
Chapter 9: School Counselor as Active Collaborator
Counselor Consultant

 
Integration into Broader Academic Curriculum

 
School Counselors and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

 
Common Core Curriculum

 
Counselor in Leadership Roles

 
Professional Learning Communities

 
Homeroom Advisory Programs

 
Extending Learning and Leadership from School Staff to the Community

 
Marketing Comprehensive School Guidance Programs

 
E. C. M. Mason, Stephanie Eberts, and Lauren Stern Wynne
Chapter 10: Outcome Research and Future Directions of Classroom Guidance
Results of Effective Classroom Guidance Programming

 
Prevention Rather than Intervention

 
Teacher and Counselor Accountability

 
College- and Career-Readiness Focus

 
Components of College and Career Readiness

 
Diversity and Social Justice

 
Virtual Education/Schools and the Online Environment

 
Jolie Ziomek-Daigle
History of Counseling, Emergence of School Counseling, and Classroom Guidance
Jolie Ziomek-Daigle
The Three Broad Domains: Academic, Career, and Social/Emotional
Jolie Ziomek-Daigle, Christy Land
The Elementary School
Melinda Gibbobs, Amber Hughes
The High School
Clare Merlin, Andrew Knoblich
Needs Assessment and Unit/Lesson Design
Amy Upton
Delivery, Evaluation, Analysis, and Reporting
Natoya Hill Haskins
Facilitation Skills and Classroom Management
Chris Janson, Sophie Maxis
School Counselor as Active Collaborator
Erin Mason, Stephanie Eberts, Lauren Wynne
Outcome Research and Future Directions of Classroom Guidance

Supplements

Instructor Teaching Site

Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:

  • An author-created, Microsoft® Word® test bank is available containing multiple choice and/or essay questions for each chapter. The test bank provides you with a range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding.
  • A Respondus electronic test bank is available and can be used on PCs. The test bank contains multiple choice and/or essay questionsfor each chapter and provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding. Respondus is also compatible with many popular learning management systems so you can easily get your test questions into your online course.

“Finally, a text that thoroughly covers the topic of classroom guidance – an effective tool for every school counselor at every school level.”

Tiffany Bates
Louisiana Tech University

School Counseling Classroom Guidance: Prevention, Accountability, and Outcomes is an indispensible text for all students training for the profession of school counseling. This text provides comprehensive information for school counselors as they deliver classroom guidance to all students. With the diverse students in our schools, novice school counselors often struggle with responsibilities such as classroom management, lesson plan development, and evaluating student learning outcomes. Ziomek-Daigle provides comprehensive information surrounding these areas and includes discussion questions and exercises to facilitate concept application to various learning styles, the Common Core Curriculum, and other current initiatives.”

Jeannine Studer
The University of Tennessee
Key features

KEY FEATURES:

  • Introduction of classroom guidance programming, developmental domains, and presentation of classroom guidance programming across grade levels.
  • Discusses lesson development and how to bridge the guidance curriculum to the larger academic curriculum that cross academic standards.
  • The book helps students understand curriculum development by developing a needs assessment, lesson plans, and evaluation.
  • The book discusses group facilitation, behavior management, basic counseling skills, and use of technology for students and shows classroom facilitation skills needed for lessons to be effective including differentiated instruction.
  • The book presents outcome research and current trends in classroom guidance programming including prevention, multi models of intervention, and federal initiatives.

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