Counselor Matrix

Delivery of School Counseling Program and Activities:

Critical elements of school counseling program:

(1)curriculum that is embedded throughout the district’s overall curriculum delivered by the school counselor in collaboration
with instructional staff

(2)individual student planning through ongoing systemic activities

(3)responsive services through intervention and curriculum

(4)systemic support through management activities including professional development

 

 

By Appropriately Licensed Guidance Counselors

By Appropriately Licensed Teachers

By Appropriately Licensed Educators

Working as At-Risk Coordinators, Dean of Students,

 School Improvement Leaders

By Appropriately Licensed Social Workers

Working as At-Risk Coordinators

Developing a counseling program or writing guidance curriculum

Writing curriculum

 

 

Writing guidance lesson plans

Writing lesson plans

 

 

Counseling program curriculum mapping

Curriculum mapping

 

 

Delivering the counseling program which includes:

 

·         Bullying-individual and small group instruction

·         Student Intervention

·         Crisis Preparedness and Intervention

·         Career and College Planning

·         Educational Goal Setting

·         Behavior Management

·         Conflict Resolution

·         Relationship Skills

·         Referrals to other community resources

·         Coordinate articulation and transition between grade levels and postsecondary institutions

 

Delivering classroom instruction in areas such as the following:

·         Study Skills

·         Test Taking Strategies

·         Bullying Curriculum

·         Career Explorations

·         Decision Making

·         Problem Solving

·         Referrals to other community resources

 

Delivering classroom instruction in areas such as the following:

·         Study Skills

·         Test Taking Strategies

·         Bullying curriculum

·         Career Explorations

·         Decision Making

·         Problem Solving

 

May reinforce the counseling program in 1:1 settings or small groups under the supervision of a licensed guidance counselor

a)       “Under the supervision of a licensed guidance counselor” means

a.        Supervising without evaluating

b.        Evidence of weekly (at a minimum) collaboration meetings

b)       1:1 settings

a.        Under the supervision of a licensed guidance counselor

b.        Activities as they correspond to the licensure of the individual educator

c.        May refer to other community resources

c)        Small groups

a.        Under the supervision of a licensed guidance counselor

b.        May facilitate skill-based groups based on specifically designed curriculum (commercial curriculum or developed by a licensed guidance counselor)

 

 

Licensed Social Workers may not provide instruction in any area

 

May reinforce the curriculum of the school counseling program in 1:1 settings or small groups under the supervision of a licensed guidance counselor

a)       “Under the supervision of a licensed guidance counselor” means

a.        Supervising without evaluating

b.        Evidence of weekly (at a minimum) collaboration meetings

b)       1:1 settings

a.        Under the supervision of a licensed guidance counselor

b.        Activities as they correspond to the licensure of the individual social worker

c.        May refer to other community resources

c)        Small groups

a.        Under the supervision of a licensed guidance counselor

b.        May facilitate skill-based groups based on specifically designed curriculum (commercial curriculum or developed by a licensed guidance counselor)

 

 

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Use student data based on standards to drive the counseling program.

Monitor school wide data for enhancing total school climate, school improvement and the achievement gap.

Evaluating and using student data

Monitor school wide data for enhancing total school climate, school improvement and the achievement gap

 

Assigning grades

Assigning grades

Assigning grades if licensed educator

 

 

Iowa Administrative Code 272.7  “A person employed as a practitioner shall hold a valid license with an endorsement for the type of service for which the person is employed.”