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COUN 6311S Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation in the Schools: Welcome & Course Readings

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COUN 6311S Required Course Readings

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Amatea, E. S., & West-Olatunji, C. A. (2007). Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools. Professional School Counseling, 11(2), 81-89.

Astramovich, R. L., & Harris, K. R. (2007). Promoting self-advocacy among minority students in school counseling. Journal of Counseling & Development, 85(3), 269-276.

Atwater, S. A. C. (2008). Waking up to difference: Teachers, color-blindness, and the effects on students of color. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 35(3), 246-253.

Baker, S. B., Robichaud, T. A., Westforth Dietrich, V. C., Wells, S. C., & Schreck, R. E. (2009). School counselor consultation: A pathway to advocacy, collaboration, and leadership. Professional School Counseling, 12(3), 200-206.

Bidell, M. P. (2012). Examining school counseling students' multicultural and sexual orientation competencies through a cross-specialization comparison. Journal of Counseling & Development, 90(2), 200-207.

Bitner, K. S., Kay-Stevenson, D., Burnham, B., Whitely, A., Whitaker, A. B., & Sachse, T. (2009). Utah's school counseling data projects: A statewide initiative. Professional School Counseling, 12(6), 488-494.

Bryan, J. A., & Holcomb-McCoy, C. (2010). Editorial introduction: Collaboration and partnerships with families and communities. Professional School Counseling, 14(1), ii-v.

Carey, J., & Dimmitt, C. (2008). A model for evidence-based elementary school counseling: using school data, research, and evaluation to enhance practice. Elementary School Journal, 108(5), 422-430.

Clark M, Breman J. (2009). School counselor inclusion: A collaborative model to provide academic and social-emotional support in the classroom setting. Journal of Counseling & Development; 87(1), 6-11.

Coleman, A. (2011). Towards a blended model of leadership for school-based collaborations. Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 39(3), 296-316.

Curry, J. R., & DeVoss, J. A. (2009). Introduction to special issue: The school counselor as leader. Professional School Counseling, 13(2), 64-67.

Dahir, C. A. (2004). Supporting a nation of learners: The role of school counseling in educational reform. Journal of Counseling & Development, 82(3), 344-353.

Dahir, C. A., & Stone, C. B. (2009). School counselor accountability: The path to social justice and systemic change. Journal of Counseling & Development, 87(1), 12-20.

Dimmitt, C. (2009). Why evaluation matters: Determining effective school counseling practices. Professional School Counseling, 12(6), 395-399.

Dodson, T. (2009). Advocacy and impact: a comparison of administrators' perceptions of the high school counselor role. Professional School Counseling, 12(6), 480-487.

Goldring, L. (2002). The power of school culture. Leadership, 32(2), 32-35.

Gonzalez, M., & McNulty, J. (2010). Achieving competency with transgender youth: School counselors as collaborative advocates. Journal of LGBT Issues In Counseling, 4(3/4), 176-186.

Gravois, T. A. (2012). Consultation services in schools: A can of worms worth opening. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice And Research, 64(1), 83-87.

Griffin, D., & Farris, A. (2010). School counselors and collaboration: finding resources through community asset mapping. Professional School Counseling, 13(5), 248-256.

Griffin, D., & Steen, S. (2011). A social justice approach to school counseling. Journal for Social Action In Counseling & Psychology, 3(1), 74-85.

Hall, A. S. (2003). Expanding academic and career self-efficacy: A family systems framework. Journal of Counseling & Development, 81(1), 33-39.

Holcomb-McCoy, C. (2004). Assessing the multicultural competence of school counselors: A checklist. Professional School Counseling, 7(3), 178-186.

Holcomb-McCoy, C. C., & Day-Vines, N. (2004). Exploring school counselor multicultural competence: a multidimensional concept. Measurement & Evaluation In Counseling & Development (American Counseling Association), 37(3), 154-162.

Lee, C. C. (2001). Culturally responsive school counselors and programs: Addressing the needs of all students. Professional School Counseling, 4(4), 257-261.

Leonard, J. (2011). Using Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory to understand community partnerships: A historical case study of one urban high school. Urban Education, 46(5), 987-1010.

Li, C., & Vazquez-Nuttall, E. (2009). School consultants as agents of social justice for multicultural children and families. Journal Of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 19(1), 26-44.

Lieberman, A. (2004). Confusion regarding school counselor functions: School leadership impacts role clarity. Education, 124(3), 552-558.

Martin, I., & Carey, J. C. (2012). Evaluation capacity within state-level school counseling programs: A cross-case analysis. Professional School Counseling, 15(3), 132-143.

Moore-Thomas, C., & Day-Vines, N. L. (2010). Culturally competent collaboration: School counselor collaboration with African American families and communities. Professional School Counseling, 14(1), 53-63.

Parikh, S. B., Post, P., & Flowers, C. (2011). Relationship between a belief in a just world and social justice advocacy attitudes of school counselors. Counseling & Values, 56(1/2), 57-72.

Poynton, T. A., & Carey, J. C. (2006). An integrative model of data-based decision making for school counseling. Professional School Counseling, 10(2), 121-130.

Ratts, M. J., & Hutchins, A. (2009). ACA Advocacy competencies: Social justice advocacy at the client/student level. Journal of Counseling & Development, 87(3), 269-275.

Ryan, T., Kaffenberger, C. J., & Carroll, A. (2011). Response to intervention: An opportunity for school counselor leadership. Professional School Counseling, 14(3), 211-221.

Scarborough, J. L., & Luke, M. (2008). School Counselors Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: A Grounded Theory of Effective Program Implementation. Professional School Counseling, 11(6), 404-416.

Sellman, E. (2011). Peer mediation services for conflict resolution in schools: What transformations in activity characterise successful implementation?. British Educational Research Journal, 37(1), 45-60.

Sink, C. A. (2009). School counselors as accountability leaders: Another call for action. Professional School Counseling, 13(2), 68-74.

Stillman, S. (2011). Working the system: School counselors aligning to advantage. Grounded Theory Review, 10(2), 113-132.

Stinchfield, T. A., & Zyromski, B. (2010). A training model for school, family, and community collaboration. The Family Journal, 18(3), 263-268.

Trusty, J., & Brown, D. (2005). Advocacy Competencies for Professional School Counselors. Professional School Counseling, 8(3), 259-265.

Turnuklu, A., Kacmaz, T., Gurler, S., Turk, F., Kalender, A., Zengin, F., & Sevkin, B. (2010). The effects of conflict resolution and peer mediation training on Turkish elementary school students' conflict resolution strategies. Journal Of Peace Education, 7(1), 33-45.

Whiston, S. C., & Aricak, O. (2008). Development and initial investigation of the school counseling program evaluation scale. Professional School Counseling, 11(4), 253-261.

Young, A., & Kaffenberger, C. (2011). The beliefs and practices of school counselors who use data to implement comprehensive school counseling programs. Professional School Counseling, 15(2), 67-76.

Other Readings

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