• The Elementary / Middle School Counselor's Survival Guide, 3rd Edition

The Elementary / Middle School Counselor's Survival Guide, 3rd Edition

Author(s) John J. Schmidt, Ed.D.
ISBN10 0470560851
ISBN13 9780470560853
Format Paperback
Pages 320
Year Publish 2010 July


An expanded edition filled with ideas, strategies, and tools for school counselors

This Survival Guide helps counselors plan and implement an effective counseling program tailored to the needs of all students. Step by step, the book walks readers through every aspect of the school counselor job, including: designing a comprehensive counseling program, communicating with students and fellow staff, facilitating groups, promoting positive school discipline, integrating a guidance curriculum, intervening in times of crisis, and taking personal and professional care of oneself.

  1. Discusses how to reach out to diverse student and parent populations
  2. Shows how to integrate the American School Counselor Association's National Model for designing, delivering, and evaluating a school's counseling program
  3. Reveals how new technology can improve services to students and parents
  4. Other titles by Wiggin: I.O.U.S.A., Demise of the Dollar, and Financial Reckoning Day

This comprehensive resource also includes a wealth of reproducible worksheets, letters, checklists, and forms designed to save time and effort for busy school counselors.

About The Author:
John J. (Jack) Schmidt, Ed.D., is professor emeritus of Counselor Education at East Carolina University. He is the author or coauthor of more than a dozen books, including Making and Keeping Friends: Ready-to-Use Lessons, Stories, and Activities for Building Relationships.