CPSY 617 - Consulting with Schools (3)

This course is designed to provide an overview of the complex role a school counselor plays within a school system, the importance of understanding the organizational structure, and the culture of a school (and its climate) as an educational system. The focus of this class will be on developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive counseling and guidance program according to the needs of the school; on effective leadership as an agent of change within the school; and on coordination strategies that build collaborative partnerships among school staff, parents, and community resources to enhance student support services.