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Get Started With the ASCA National Model
 
You have made the decision to implement the ASCA National Model, but where do you start? In this workshop, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the ASCA National Model and the framework of a comprehensive school counseling program: foundation, management, delivery and accountability. Discover how to align your school counseling program with the mission of the school and district and create answers for the question: "How are students different as a result of the school counseling program?
 
Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this hands-on workshop, participants should be able to:
  • Describe in detail the components of the ASCA National Model
  • Develop or improve the foundation, delivery, management and accountability systems for the school counseling program
  • Align activities and interventions with school improvement goals
  • Explain how to collect and use school data to identify student needs, develop school counseling program goals to address those needs and, using outcome data, show the accountability and impact of the school counseling program on achievement, attendance and behavior
  • Address developmental needs for all students through a school counseling core curriculum action plan
  • Address specific achievement, attendance and behavior needs through closing-the-gap and small-group action plans
  • Take a leadership role to focus on individual student needs and systemic change addressing what all students need to know and be able to do to ensure success
  • Explain how to create and reach agreements with administrators, create an action plan that includes all staff and utilize results reports
  • Identify methods for teaming and collaborating to create or improve the school counseling program structure
  • Discuss the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP)
Please note, the workshop may be adjusted to some extent based on participants’ needs and progress. 

Schedule: Full-day training; 0.6 CEUs available to attendees

Cost: $2,500*
*In circumstances requiring extensive travel arrangements, additional fees may apply.  

To bring this professional development workshop to your district, e-mail Jennifer Walsh