“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.
Chapter 1: History of Counseling, Emergence of School Counseling, and Classroom Guidance
The Bureau does not attempt to decide for any boy what occupation he should choose, but aims to help him investigate the subject and come to a conclusion on his own account, that is much more likely to be valid and useful than if no effort were made to apply scientific methods to the problem. Our mottoes are Light, Information, Inspiration, Cooperation.
The quote that opened the chapter points to our profession’s commitment to facilitating development and the empowerment of clients, even in the very early days of counseling.
This chapter will present a brief history of the ...