From one of the best-known authors in the field comes an important revision to a text that is transforming the way thousands of professional school counselors approach their work with students. Transforming the School Counseling Profession provides a vision for how school counselors can effectively intervene systemically and personally on behalf of students. This edition introduces students to how systemic, data-driven school counseling programs are effectively implemented through important leadership, advocacy, accountability, and diversity initiatives. Students are introduced to important foundational issues in developmental classroom guidance, individual and group counseling, consultation, collaboration, and parental involvement, career and educational planning, and ethics and the law. Significant attention is also given to effective intervention with students with complex problems, special needs, and mental and emotional disorders.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Transforming the School Counseling Profession Patricia J. Martin and Stephanie Robinson Chapter 2 Historical Roots and Future Issues Edwin L. Herr and Bradley T. Erford Chapter 3 The ASCA National Model: Developing a Comprehensive, Developmental School Counseling Program Bradley T. Erford Chapter 4 Outcomes Research on School Counseling Interventions and Programs Susan C. Whiston and Robert F. Quinby Chapter 5 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in School Counseling Lynn Linde Chapter 6 Culturally Competent School Counselors: Affirming Diversity by Challenging Oppression Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy and Stuart F. Chen-Hayes Chapter 7 Leadership and Achievement Advocacy for Every Student Stuart F. Chen-Hayes, Emily M. Miller, Deryl F. Bailey, Yvette Q. Getch, and Bradley T. Erford Chapter 8 Systemic, Data-Driven School Counseling Practice and Programming for Equity Vivian V. Lee and Gary E. Goodnough Chapter 9 Developmental Classroom Guidance Gary E. Goodnough, Rachelle Perusse, and Bradley T. Erford Chapter 10 Counseling Individuals and Groups in School Debbie W. Newsome and Elisabeth Harper Chapter 11 Promoting Educational and Career Planning in Schools Patrick Akos, Spencer G. Niles, Emily M. Miller, and Bradley T. Erford Chapter 12 Consultation, Collaboration, and Parent Involvement Bradley T. Erford Chapter 13 Accountability: Evaluating Programs, Assessing Needs, and Determining Outcomes Bradley T. Erford Chapter 14 Systemic Approaches to Counseling Students Experiencing Complex and Specialized Problems Bradley T. Erford, Vivian V. Lee, Debbie W. Newsome, and Elana Rock Chapter 15 The Professional School Counselor and Students with Disabilities Elana Rock and Erin H. Leff Chapter 16 Helping Students with Mental and Emotional Disorders Carol J. Kaffenberger
Bradley T Erford, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, is a professor in the school counseling program at Loyola University Maryland with primary teaching responsibilities in assessment, research, and lifespan development. He has held numerous professional leadership positions and published numerous books, articles, and book chapters.