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1st Edition

The School Counselor’s Guide to Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

ISBN 9781138501614
Published June 20, 2019 by Routledge
384 Pages 70 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The School Counselor’s Guide to Multi-Tiered Systems of Support is the first book to provide school counseling practitioners, students, and faculty with information and resources regarding the alignment and implementation of Comprehensive School Counseling Programs (CSCPs) such as the ASCA National Model and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS).

This innovative text provides a strong theoretical and research base, as well as practical examples from the field, case studies, and relevant hands-on resources and tools to assist school counselors in comprehending, facilitating, and strengthening the implementation of CSCPs, particularly through MTSS alignment. Furthermore, chapters include pertinent information from the CACREP standards and the ASCA National Model. 

This book is an essential resource for pre-service and practicing school counselors, as well as their leaders, supervisors, and faculty looking to better understand and utilize the overlap between CSCPs and MTSS, to strengthen school counseling programs to better serve students, schools, and communities.

Table of Contents

List of Figures  List of Tables  About the Editors  List of Contributors  Preface  CACREP Standards Addressed by Chapter  Acknowledgments  1. Multi-Tiered Systems of Support: The What, Why, and How for School Counselors  2. Integrating School Counseling and MTSS  3. Tier 1: Creating Strong Universal Systems of Support and Facilitating Systemic Change  4. Tier 1: School Counseling Core Curriculum and Classroom Management for Every Student  5. Tier 2: Providing Supports for Students with Elevated Needs  6. Tier 3: Specialized Services for Students with Intensive Needs  7. Universal Screening to Support MTSS  8. School Counselors Consulting and Collaborating Within MTSS  9. Using Data in MTSS to Demonstrate How School Counselors Make a Difference  10. Evidence-Based Practices Across MTSS  11. Culturally Responsive MTSS: Advocating for Equity for Every Student  12. Voices from the Field  Concluding Thoughts

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Emily Goodman-Scott, PhD, LPC, NCC, NCSC, ACS, is an Associate Professor, School Counseling Coordinator, and Graduate Program Director in counselor education at Old Dominion University, Virginia. She lives in Norfolk, VA with her family.

Jennifer Betters-Bubon, PhD, LPC, is an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator in counselor education at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She lives in Stoughton, WI with her family.   

Peg Donohue, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and School Counseling Coordinator at Central Connecticut State University. She lives in Old Saybrook, CT with her family.