Race Conversations: School counselors must be prepared to talk to students about race issues and anti-racism. The ASCA board and staff understand the gravity of the current climate and have issued this statement. Additionally, these ASCA standards guide ethical, equitable and inclusive school environments and school counseling programs. Learn more about several new initiatives and programs ASCA is launching.
 
School Reentry Considerations: Download a joint ASCA-NASP publication, "School Reentry Considerations: Supporting Student Social and Emotional Learning and Mental and Behavioral Health Amidst COVID-19."

COVID Updates and Resources: Get updates on how the virus affects ASCA members and the school counseling profession, as well as resources for members

Helping Students After Crisis: Get resources for helping students in the aftermath of hurricanes and floods. Get resources for helping students in the aftermath of a shooting. Get resources for helping students deal with troubling issues in the news.
 

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The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to school counselors around the globe. Learn more or join today!

 

Upcoming Events and Webinars

All webinars March 15–Aug. 31, 2020, are free to all.

Webinar: Online Safety Education for Kids 
June 8, 2020, 1-2 p.m. Eastern 

Webinar: Address Students' Race-Based Stress and Trauma
June 9, 2020, 12–1 p.m. Eastern

Webinar: Making MTSS Work
July 22, 2020, 1–2 p.m. Eastern

ASCA@Home: An Extraordinary Event for Extraordinary Times
June 29–July 2, 2020