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Looking for ways to advocate for yourself and your school counseling program?
Check out the following resources:
- The Missouri School Counselor Association has a great little article on practicle ways to advocate.
- If you a member of ASCA you can download past editions of the ASCA magazine. The September/October 2015 edition has some information in it about advocating for your program by using the ASCA model.
- The Arizona School Counselor Association put together an A-Z advocacy toolkit with great ideas to advocate for yourself and your program.
I’m currently reading Trish Hatch’s The Use of Data in School Counseling: Hatching Results for Students, Programs, and the Profession. I’m not too far into the book yet but she talks about how she has worked hard over the years to advocate for the school counseling profession and how data plays a role in that.
I’d love to hear how you are advocating for your program. I just finished my first year at my new school and feel that this is an area I want to work on as I grow as a counselor and grow in my position. I hope to implement some of the ideas above. I really like the idea of doing a parent and/or staff newsletter. I am thinking about trying to send one out once a semester this year and then hopefully grow into once a quarter. What are your goals?
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