Academic journal article Professional School Counseling

Nostalgia Hits

Academic journal article Professional School Counseling

Nostalgia Hits

Article excerpt

This issue marks the end of my term as an editor. I am very grateful for the opportunity to have played a part in the shaping of Elementary School Guidance & Counseling during the last 5 of its 29 years. Elementary School Guidance & Counseling began publication in 1967-68, one year before I began my counselor training. My first subscription hooked me as a graduate student and I have looked forward to receiving each issue until ASCA ceased its publication with volume 31 in 1997.

As an elementary school counselor, I found that Elementary School Guidance zS Counseling was the one ACA journal that I actually used as a resource to assist in developing classroom guidance units, small group activities, and strategies for working with individual students in my own program. More importantly, this is the journal that more than any other resource helped me and my school counselor friends to develop our identity as elementary school counselors.

Many thanks to Don Dinkmeyer for his early essay describing the psychological premises for and the principles of developmental guidance (which I still share with my school counseling interns) and to Donald Blocker for providing a rationale for school counseling in the elementary school. Many thanks, also, to the numerous authors across the country who shared their research and accountability efforts, along with descriptions of successful programs and interventions. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.