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The Role of School Counselors in Promoting and Implementing Internationalized Comprehensive Programs in K–12 Schools
GoEun Na and Marte Ostvik-de Wilde
Internationalization has become an inevitable trend in the U.S. educational system. Therefore, by examining internationalization in both K–12 education and the field of counseling, this article provides a rationale and a framework for how the role of the school counselor appropriately aligns with implementing globally focused comprehensive school counseling programs. Practical strategies for implementing themes of internationalization within both comprehensive K–12 school counseling programs and counselor education graduate programs are outlined.