This PowerPoint Presentation willfocus on 2 elements of the model: Delivery System Management System
Delivery SystemSchool Guidance Curriculum This includes developmental lessons that are designed to assist students in achieving competencies and connected with academic areas Important to align with NC Standard Course of Study: http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum/guidance/scos/ At this site you can find all of the standard course of study objectives for school counselors, blueprints to show competency/objective alignment, benchmarks and lesson plans For additional info regarding the school counseling curriculum check out: http://community.learnnc.org/dpi/counseling/ http://www.ncwiseowl.org/kscope/guidance.html
Delivery System Individual Student Planning Involves work with students and families to plan personal goals and future plans NC DPI recommends that we meet for individual counseling with students no more than six consecutive times with additional needs for individual counseling being met through referrals to external agencies. Responsive Services Meeting immediate stakeholder needs through counseling, consultation, referrals, peer mediation and follow-ups System Support Activities focused on maintaining and enhancing a positive educational environment and school climate
Management SystemAgreements With administrators, ensures: Connection of counseling program to school-wide goals and strategic vision Connection of counseling program to district goals and objectives Connection of counseling program to student needs Effective implementation of program
Management SystemAdvisory Council Is appointed to review counseling program results and to make recommendations Can include: parents, students, teachers, administrators, and community members (always good to include a lawyer for consultation)
Management SystemUse of Data A comprehensive school counseling program is data driven. School counselors must show that each activity implemented as part of the program was developed from a careful analysis of students’ needs, achievement and/or related data. Use of data to plan, monitor, evaluate and modify interventions MUST Show how students are Different as a result of the school counseling program
Management SystemAction Plans Include: Competency addressed Description of the activity Data supporting need to address the competency Time activity is to be completed Who is responsible for delivery How student success will be evaluated Expected results for students.
Management SystemASCA USE OF TIME Recommendations Counselors should spend 80% of their time in direct service (contact) with students.Percentages to serve as a guide to school counselors and administrators. Elementary Middle School High School Guidance Curriculum 35-45% 25-35% 15-25% Individual Planning 5-10% 15-25% 25-35% Responsive Services 30-40% 30-40% 25-35% System Support 10-15% 10-15% 15-20%To compare NC %s with these National % go to:http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum/guidance/scos/15time
Management SystemCalendars Use of Master Calendar to outline all of the events for the academic year Can identify grade levels, dates and activities Can be posted weekly or monthly Useful for quick assessment of program to school & district goals
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