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A Guide to Practicum and Internship for School Counselors-in-Training

2nd Edition

Edited by Jeannine R. Studer


278 pages

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A Guide to Practicum and Internship for School Counselors-in-Training, 2nd ed, covers all aspects of the practicum and internship experience, from the initial contact with supervisors to detailed descriptions of students’ different roles. Readers will gain both an awareness of the school culture and the understanding needed to develop an individualized philosophy of school counseling. Specific topics covered include popular counseling theories used by school counselors, strategies for working with special populations of students, understanding the school counselor's role in utilizing the 2012 National Model of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) including the inherent elements and themes, putting the ASCA ethical standards into practice, and administration of day-to-day tasks. Each chapter contains activities, case studies, worksheets, and images to facilitate understanding, and all material presented is consistent with both the accreditation standards of the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the school counselor standards identified by the ASCA.


"The new edition of A Guide to Practicum and Internship for School Counselors-in-Training is the definitive text and guide for pre-service practicum and internship students. The new features, especially the expanded sections on supervision and the ASCA National Model, bring theory alive in practical school-based applications, from working with special populations to the politics and culture climate of today's schools. Since this text was first published, it has helped shaped the direction of our internship program." Carol Dahir, EdD, is professor and chair of the school counseling program in the school of education at New York Institute of Technology.

"Where was this gem of a book when I was doing my practicum and internship? It is comprehensive and up-to-date, full of practical examples and conceptual activities. It provides students with the knowledge and tools essential to maximizing their practicum and internship experience. As a school counselor educator, this book is now a staple of my training program." Deborah K. Buchanan, PhD, is a counselor educator at Austin Peay State University.

Table of Contents

Preface I. The Practicum and Internship Journey 1. Getting Started in Your Clinical Experiences as a School Counselor-in-Training Studer 2. Understanding the School Culture as a School Counselor-in-Training Kroninger & Studer 3. Applying Counseling Theories During the Clinical Experiences Crawford & Studer 4. An Overview of Supervision Practices for School Counselors-in-Training Studer 5. Supervision as a Developmental Passage Gibbs & Magnus II. The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model as a Structure for Understanding the Role of the Professional School Counselor 6. The American ASCA National Model as a Supervisory Guide Studer 7. The ASCA National Model Themes and the Clinical Experience Studer 8. Understanding the Foundation Component of the ASCA National Model as a School Counselor-in-Training Baker & West 9. Understanding the Management Component of the ASCA National Model as a School Counselor-in-Training Studer 10. Understanding the Delivery System Component of the ASCA National Model as a School Counselor-in-Training Studer 11. Understanding the Accountability Component of the ASCA National Model as a School Counselor-in-Training Oberman 12. Applying the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Ethical Standards to Clinical Experiences Gibbons & Spurgeon III. Diversity and Developmental Issues among School-Aged Youth: Guidelines for the School Counselor-in-Training 13. Understanding Differences in the Schools Ziomek-Daigle & Manalo 14. Developmental Issues of Students Lee & Jordan IV. Completing the Clinical Experiences 15. Transitioning Forward: From Clinical Experiences to a Professional School Counselor Bundy

About the Editor

Jeannine R. Studer, EdD, is a professor emerita from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
PSYCHOLOGY / Education & Training
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health