This organization, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), represents professional school counselors in all school settings from elementary to college campuses. ASCA focuses on providing professional development, enhancing school counseling programs and researching effective school counseling practices. The website includes Position Statements on a variety of topics relevant to counselors.
The site provides many resources for counselor members, including a journal with peer-reviewed articles on school counseling theory, research, practice, and technique; a bimonthly magazine with practical “how to” articles, an e-newsletter, free monthly webinars, and access to other professional development opportunities and counseling resources. The site also includes a section for administrators and one for parents with tips and resources for effectively working with school counselors.
Source Organization: American School Counselor Association (ASCA)