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A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor (J-B Ed: Survival Guides)
A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor (J-B Ed: Survival Guides) by John J. Schmidt Ed.D. 0876288018 9780876288016
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A Survival Guide for the Elementary/Middle School Counselor (J-B Ed: Survival Guides) by John J. Schmidt Ed.D.

This practical, professional resource is packed with hundreds of ready-to-use ideas, strategies, and tools to help you plan and implement an effective counseling program tailored to the remedial, preventative, and developmental needs of all your students. For easy use, the Guide is organized into 10 sections, each focusing on one aspect of a comprehensive program. Step by step, they show you how to: Define a Comprehensive Counseling Program including guidelines for setting a clear definition and description of your counseling role...using an advisory committee Manage Crisis Situations with complete guidelines for developing a crisis intervention team...working with children who2ve been physically abused...using effective confrontation skills Create a Tight Program Structure by providing model outlines to help you determine clear objectives in areas including individual with parents and teachers Make Staff Relationships Better with practical tips, comprehensive checklists, and suggested activities that help you balance your role with students, teachers, and school administrators Build an Effective Program from the Ground Up including helpful techniques for creating a positive school climate...organizing a peer helper program...coordinating a teacher advisement program Establish a Parent Education Program with time-saving strategies and model letters for planning school-wide functions...organizing conferences...sending written communications home with students Incorporate Your Program into the Curriculum including tested techniques for helping teachers integrate guidelines into the classroom...providing in-service training for teachers Make the Correct Legal and Ethical Decisions with step-by-step guidelines for maintaining ethical practice...accepting assistance from persons outside the school system Reach Out to Special Populations including practical steps for integrating exceptional children- learning disabled, emotionally handicapped, physically handicapped-into the regular classroom Enrich Your Personal and Professional Development with a handy checklist to help you assess your needs...10 time-savers to improve your time management skills...and more. Altogether, this ready-to-use resource includes more than 50 worksheets, letters, checklists, and forms you can reproduce just as they are for immediate use, or easily modify to meet your specific needs.

Author: John J. Schmidt Ed.D.

Language: English

Binding: Spiral-bound

Pages: 289

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 1991-07-23

Our Price: $4.29

ISBN: 0876288018

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