Preparing School Counselors to be Leaders and Advocates: A Critical Need in the New Millennium

  title={Preparing School Counselors to be Leaders and Advocates: A Critical Need in the New Millennium},
  author={Reese M. House and Susan Jones Sears},
  journal={Theory Into Practice},
  pages={154 - 162}
I THIS ARTICLE WE PROPOSE a new approach to the preparation of school counselors as a means of preparing them to work in 21st-century schools. It is critical that school counselors move beyond their current roles as helper-responders in order to become proactive leaders and advocates for the success of all students. We believe that when school counselors are taught to question the beliefs, assumptions, and values behind inequitable school policies, structures, or actions they become an integral… Expand
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