The History of School Counseling
School counseling is 100-plus years old. It evolved shaped by various economic, social and educational forces guided by the work of many individuals. By embracing knowledge from the past, we can learn how school counseling evolved from a position, to a service, to a program. By welcoming the future we can combine the insights gained from the past with new knowledge, enabling us to continue to develop and fully implement comprehensive school counseling programs in every school district in the country.
Embrace the Past, Welcome the Future: A Brief History of School Counseling
Download a brief overview of the history of school counseling.
"School Counseling Principles: Remembering the Past, Shaping the Future"
Trace the development of school counseling from the early 1900s to present in this comprehensive publication by Norman C. Gysbers, Ph.D. Download the book.