Best Practice/Research-Based Prevention and Intervention Resources for School Counselors
School Counselor: Evidence- And Research-based School Counseling Articles Books DVDs
Evidence- And Research-based School Counseling Articles Books DVDs
Teach-nology Lesson Plan Center
Children's Crisis Outreach Response System (CCORS) for Puget Sound Area, WA
King County's Children's Crisis Outreach Response System (CCORS) provides crisis services to children, youth and families in King County who are not already enrolled in the publicly funded King County Mental Health Plan (KCMHP). CCORS also provides limited services to children and youth who are currently enrolled in the KCMHP.
CCORS program: You can find a link to their brochure on the website too. For general questions about CCORS, you can call YMCA Family Services and Mental Health at 206-382-5340. Student must live in King County in order to be served by CCORS
CCORS recommended to call the Crisis Line for the county your school is located in to find out more about their crisis services.
Pierce County has a very similar program called FAST. For general questions, you can call Catholic Community Services at 253-759-9544.
Snohomish County lost their contract for their program. They do have an Emergency Crisis Care Line (425-258-4357 or 1-800-584-3578) through their county mental health provider - Compass Health.
Excellent resources for guidance on multicultural/diversity issues
Study Guides and Strategies
Useful academic resources for students
ACAeNews for School Counselors
provides information and links to web sites that are useful to school counselors, including those that can be shared with students and parents.
1. Back to School Web Site
2. Financial Aid for College-Bound Students
3. National College Fair Locations and Information
4. Study Skills
5. Counselor Guide to FAFSA and Federal Student Assistance Tools
6. Occupational Outlook Handbook
Internet edition of one of the most widely used career counseling tools of all time.
7. Test Prep Web Site
8. DOL's Road Trip to Career Success
9. SAMSHA Drug Prevention Resources
10. Newsletters for the College-Bound
ACT has created a newsletter, News You Can Use, that school counselors can print and distribute to students and families.
11. Transition to College
12. Anti-tobacco Information
13. Overview of Education Facts and Figures
14. The mission of the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) is to close the gap between science and service by improving the science and practice of implementation in relation to evidence-based programs and practices.
What Works Clearinghouse (US Dept of Education)
A project of the U.S. Department of Education, the WWC is a central and trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education. The WWC develops and implements standards for reviewing education research, assesses the rigor of research evidence on the effectiveness of interventions (programs, products, practices, and policies), and produces user-friendly practice guides for educators.
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) invites you to take it's new guided tour. Learn more about the WWC and how to use our site and search features. The tour includes a step-by-step guide on how to search topic areas and interpret intervention reports, plus a detailed look at quick reviews and practice guides. The WWC is a central and trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education.
Teaching and Learning, Social and emotional learning, etc.
Harvard University Education
http://casel.org/CASEL is a collaborative that works to advance the science and evidence-based practice of social and emotional learning (SEL). We write books, articles, and briefs that synthesize scientific advances in SEL and explain their implications for practice. Our priorities focus on the benefits of preschool through high school SEL programming; how SEL coordinates with other educational movements; research and training in implementation; assessment; school and district leadership development; educational policies; and communications.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its annual Kids Count report. The data included within the report cover a range of topics related to the well-being of children in our society, such as indicators related to health and wellness, educational attainment, and socioeconomic status. State-by-state profiles are also included.