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American School Counseling Association Standards

The American School Counseling Association sets the following standards to guide school counseling programs. https://www.schoolcounselor.org/

 

These standards have been utilized in development of programs currently available at BMS:

 

ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Students will acquire the attitudes, knowledge, and skills       that contribute to effective learning in school and across the lifespan
    • Improve academic self-concept
    • Acquire skills for improving learning
    • Achieve school success
  • Students will complete school with the academic preparation essential to choose from a wide range of substantial post-secondary options, including college.
    • Improve learning
    • Plan to achieve goals
  • Students will understand the relationship of academics to the work of work and to life at home and in the community.
    • Relate school to life experiences

 

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions.
    • Develop career awareness
    • Develop employment readiness
  • Students will employ strategies to achieve future career goals with success and satisfaction.
    • Acquire career information
    • Identify career goals
  • Students will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, training, and the world of work.
    • Acquire knowledge to achieve career goals
    • Apply skills to achieve career goals

 

PERSONAL/SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Students will acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others.
    • Acquire self-knowledge
    • Acquire interpersonal skills
  • Students will make decisions, set goals, and take necessary action to achieve goals.
    • Self-knowledge application
  • Students will understand safety and survival skills.
    • Acquire personal safety skills