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School-based Counseling

Counseling promotes the academic, social, and emotional growth of all students. Counselors help to support students in making positive life choices and becoming responsible, caring adults.
5 articles available under School-based Counseling
» Multidisciplinary Approaches: Nondirective and Directive Techniques
An overview of the multidisciplinary approaches: applied behavior analysis and non-directive techniques. The presentation states what each approach offers strategies for and goes into detail on nondirective techniques. The presentation includes a role-playing activity.   Read more...
» Counseling in the Classroom
Looks at the advantages and disadvantages of counseling students in the classroom. Counselors offer behavior support, address students’ disruptive behavior, and collaborating with school staff.   Read more...
» Counseling Tools
The presentation offers ways counselors can communicate with students. Some of these tools or strategies discussed in the training are non-verbal techniques, such as using pictures/symbols to represent words, playing games, and building a rapport through ice-breakers.   Read more...
» Working With Schools
An overview of the tools counselors use to build support services. The tools used include: compliance support, Title I, informal services, and professional development.   Read more...
» Positive Behavior Supports
The lesson explores various methods used to promote positive behavior in a classroom environment. Topic includes approaches to problem behavior, behavior support plans, and quality behavior plans. Key focus and concepts demonstrate how to create a productive learning environment. The presentation invites participants to manage problem behaviors through effective methods.   Read more...