Simply put, I believe Professional School Counseling, as the flagship journal of the sole national organization devoted to school counselors
, should promote the interests and needs of the profession of school counseling.
The rehabilitation counselor
is seen as the educator and advisor, while the consumer acts as the participant and ultimately the evaluator of his or her own choice making techniques (Curl & Sheldon, 1992; Kosciulek, 2004).
Thus, consistent with assumptions found in the metatheory of multicultural counseling and therapy (Sue, Ivey, & Pedersen, 1996), career intervention models for working with racial and ethnic minorities support the premise that counseling is more effective if the career counselor
incorporates the life experiences, worldview, and multiple identities of the client into problem conceptualization and intervention planning.
Here are some guidelines that can be helpful when the counselor
identifies an unhappy camper or confronts conflict between campers:
nonverbal behavior, and session outcome with Asian clients: Initial findings.
Treating Police Stress: The Work and the Words of Peer Counselors
by John M.
California has the worst student to counselor
ratio in the ration, about 971 students to one, according to 2001-02 statistics.
Only a few states can boast ratios in the 250-350:1 range, and no state has fewer than 200 students per counselor
. Worse, since 1990, the national ratio has shown little improvement, dropping only slightly, from 516:1 to 490:1 in 1999.
Consultants offer services similar to career counselors
and charge roughly the same fee.
Another way the counselor
could have helped me prepare for the work force was to help me find at least one person with a disability in the field to serve as a role model.
Although the QDI does not address other issues of diversity, such as issues of class, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or national origin, it was selected for this study as a vehicle for examining attitudes of counselor
education graduate students that encompass at least two major areas (i.e., race/ethnicity and gender).
They tell the genetic counselor
they will abort a fetus destined to grow to normal height.