School Counseling

Friday, April 1, 2016
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Program ID #604, Room 210A, Table 4
Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care in K-12 Schools—The LIHNKS Project
30-Minute Roundtable Session, Advanced
Jolie Daigle, Jason Cavin         
The LIHNKS (Linking Integrated Health Networks for Kids in Schools) Project is a result of an HRSA-funded, behavioral health workforce grant. The project aims to increase primary care and behavioral health care for children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth at risk for mental health-related disorders. The training model will be presented so that counselors can learn ways to reduce barriers and facilitate treatment management, prevention/postvention strategies, and evidenced-based treatments and approaches.

 

Friday, April 1, 2016
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Program ID #615, Room 210A, Table 5
Multicultural School Counseling Behavior Survey (MSCBS): Psychometrics and Use
30-Minute Roundtable Session
Jennifer H. Greene         
School counselors are likely to be involved in cross-cultural counseling relationships as an aspect of their jobs. The multicultural counseling competence (MCC) of school counselors has been researched but a gap exists in the assessment of multicultural school counseling behaviors. The Multicultural School Counseling Behavior Survey opens research to looking at the connection between MCC and student outcomes through assessing school counselors’ behaviors. Psychometrics and use will be discussed.

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Program ID #638, Room 210A, Table 3
High School Dropout Prevention: Thinking Outside the Box
30-Minute Roundtable Session
Kelly Kozlowski, Courtney M. Holmes         
Join this session for a conversation about keeping kids in school. The presenters will share an innovative, collaborative program between internship students and schools where interns ran online dropout prevention groups. Then engage in a discussion about how to address completion rates for at-risk students. Share what you have tried and ask questions of each other, including how to overcome the need for more time to address these needs. Leave with a copy of the eight-week group and an outline of the collaborative program that you too can implement.

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Program ID #644, Room 210A, Table 4
Racial Identity in the Elementary Setting: Implications for School Counselors
30-Minute Roundtable Session
Taryne Michelle Mingo         
Early elementary school children are believed to have already developed distinct beliefs about their academic capabilities, which can affect future academic performance. This roundtable will provide specific strategies that highlight the impact of racial identity on academic self-efficacy for educators in elementary school systems and school counseling education programs.

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Program ID #646, Room 210A, Table 1
Incorporating College and Career Readiness into Your School Counseling Program
30-Minute Roundtable Session, Advanced
Carolyn Berger         
It is essential that counselor educators integrate equity-based college and career readiness standards into school counseling programs. The presenter will provide participants with a sample syllabus for a course that integrates career development theories with college planning for P-12. The presenter will share activities and field experiences that can be used throughout a counseling program to better prepare school counselors-in-training for meeting the college and career readiness needs of all P-12 students.

 

Sunday, April 3, 2016
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Program ID #663, Room 210A, Table 3
College Career Readiness Boot Camp: Focusing on Student Success
30-Minute Roundtable Session
Brandie Oliver, Nick Abel         
Preparing all students to be college and career ready is vital to our nation’s growth and success. Data currently demonstrate a critical gap in our youth’s knowledge and skills necessary for college and career success. Come learn about a college and career boot camp built on NOSCA’s eight core elements aimed to provide students with knowledge and skills to be better prepared as they start their senior year of high school. Lessons and activities will be shared!

 

Sunday, April 3, 2016
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Program ID #669, Room 210A, Table 4
Supporting Military-Connected Students Through School Counselor Collaboration
30-Minute Roundtable Session
Juawice McCormick, Emily Meadows         
An informative session about relationships between professional school counselors and school liaison officers serving military dependent children will be presented. Role distinctions and partnerships that might exist were investigated to find ways to better serve military dependent children in schools through collaboration. The presenters will share the findings of research conducted including resource directories, case studies, and implications for training professional school counselors.