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School Counseling Practicum and Internship
30 Essential Lessons



January 2017 | 456 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
School Counseling Practicum and Internship: 30 Essential Lessons combines crucial counselor knowledge with the experience of experts in the field into one practical guide for addressing the real world of school counseling. Drawing on more than a decade of teaching, author Helen S. Hamlet, PhD presents a collection of lessons and techniques that includes forms, websites, activities, and current information focusing on a range of challenging issues. This unique text is a resource that practicum and internship students, counselor educators, and practicing school counselors will keep and refer to for years to come.
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
Introduction
 
PART I. FOUNDATIONS
 
1. Getting Started
 
2. Orientation to Practicum/Internship Sites
 
3. Assessment of Field Experience Student’s Counseling Skill Development
 
4. American School Counselor Association National Model
 
5. Documentation, Confidentiality and Informed Consent
 
6. Accountability Matters: Where Does All the Time Go?
 
PART II. DIVERSITY AND ADVOCACY
 
7. Social Justice
 
8. English Language Learners
 
9. Working With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Students
 
10. Working With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students
 
PART III. CRISIS PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION
 
11. Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
 
12. Suicide Assessment, Prevention, and Postvention
 
13. Crisis Management
 
14. Substance Abuse
 
15. The School Counselor and Bullying Prevention
 
PART IV. SKILLS/INTERVENTIONS
 
16. Classroom Behavioral Observations
 
17. School Counseling Core Curriculum and How to Write a Lesson Plan
 
18. Classroom Management
 
19. Advising, Scheduling, and Then Add In the NCAA Regulations
 
20. Solution-Focused Counseling Approaches
 
21. Groups in Schools
 
22. Mental Health in Schools
 
PART V. SPECIAL EDUCATION
 
23. The Role of the School Counselor in Special Education
 
24. Understanding Psychoeducational Assessments
 
25. How to Read an IEP
 
26. How to Write a 504 Plan
 
PART VI. POSTSECONDARY TRANSITIONS
 
27. Postsecondary Transitions
 
28. Postsecondary Transitions for Students With Disabilities
 
29. How to Write Letters of Recommendation Legally and Ethically
 
PART VII. TRANSITION FROM GRADUATE SCHOOL TO A LEADERSHIP ROLE IN SCHOOL COUNSELING
 
30. School Counselors as Leaders
 
31. Portfolio, Distinguishing Capstone Project, Job Search, and Interviews
 
Index

School Counseling Practicum and Internship: 30 Essential Lessons provides thorough, practical lessons for school counselor educators to integrate into practicum and internship classes. These lessons cover many of the essential topics that school counselors-in-training are encountering in clinical work and need guidance on. Students will benefit greatly from the thought-provoking activities and useful forms in this text.”

Clare Merlin
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

“This is a working manual—a guide book to be consulted time and time again. This book will become worn and dog-eared from use when the intern becomes a school counselor.”

Robert Gracia
University of Massachusetts, Boston

“This text provides the hands-on support that new school counselors need to be successful in their positions.”

Meredith Drew
Centenary College

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