Professional School Counseling

Professional School Counseling is a journal covering guidance program evaluation, development of new applications for theoretical ideas and current research in school counseling. Founded in 1967, the American School Counselor Association publishes this journal periodically throughout each school year. Article subjects for Professional School Counseling include education, psychology and psychiatry.

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 2, December

A Statewide Evaluation of the Outcomes of the Implementation of ASCA National Model School Counseling Programs in Rural and Suburban Nebraska High Schools
A statewide evaluation of school counseling programs in rural and suburban Nebraska high schools investigated which features of the ASCA National Model were related to student educational outcomes. The authors used hierarchical linear regression and...
A Statewide Evaluation of the Outcomes of the Implementation of ASCA National Model School Counseling Programs in Utah High Schools
A statewide evaluation of school counseling programs in Utah high schools explored which features of the ASCA National Model were related to student educational outcomes. The authors used hierarchical linear regression and Pearson correlations to examine...
Comprehensive School Counseling in Rhode Island: Access to Services and Student Outcomes
This study explored relationships among school counseling practices, secondary school demographics, and student outcomes in the state of Rhode Island during a 2-year period. The results showed strong and consistent correlations between increased amounts...
Comprehensive School Counseling Programs: In Some Schools for Some Students but Not in All Schools for All Students
This special issue presents findings on the implementation of comprehensive school counseling programs and associated benefits for students in six different states. It represents the collaborative work of counselor educators, the Center for School...
Connecticut Professional School Counselors: College Career Counselling Services and Smaller Ratios Benefit Students
Results connect the implementation of the college and career counseling components of a comprehensive school counseling program and lower student-to-school-counselor ratios to a reduction in suspension rates and disciplinary incidents for Connecticut...
Implementation Challenges and Training Needs for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs in Wisconsin High Schools
The data from this study details the challenges to implementing comprehensive school counseling programs in Wisconsin high schools. Results suggest that current professional development training practices may be ineffective in assisting high school...
Missouri Professional School Counselors: Ratios Matter, Especially in High-Poverty Schools
Results link lower student-to-school-counselor ratios to better graduation rates and lower disciplinary incidents across Missouri high schools. An interaction favorable for promoting student success in school was found between increasing percentages...
School Counselling and Student Outcomes: Summary of Six Statewide Studies
The six statewide research studies presented in this special issue use a variety of designs, instrumentation, and measures. Nevertheless, they can be integrated at the level of results to shed light on some important questions related to effective...