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EDCE 585 Intro to School Counseling
This course introduces the field of school counseling and provides an overview of the profession, role and function of the counselor in the school, history and trends, and school counselor professional identity. A basic framework for comprehensive school counseling programs is introduced. Student achievement and personal/social and career development are discussed in relation to current societal and educational issues, barriers, and opportunities that may affect student success. Education reform and structure of school, guidance lesson planning and delivery, social advocacy, and counselor as consultant are among other topics covered.