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School Counseling

School counseling, a crucial component to students' achievement, is a comprehensive program that facilitates students' academic, career, and personal/social development within the school setting. Professional school counselors have a minimum of a master's degree in school counseling. In order to facilitate the development of all students, professional school counselors implement a wide range of therapeutic interventions, including classroom guidance lessons on topics such as anxiety management and bully prevention, group and individual counseling, career testing and planning, parent and teacher consultation, and advocacy for systems change. Research has shown that these school counseling services improve students' academic success. School counseling is an important topic in educational psychology because it promotes students' academic, career, and personal/social achievement in the educational settings of elementary, middle, and high ...

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