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School counseling to close opportunity gaps, a social justice and antiracist framework for success, Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy ; foreword by Ibram X. Kendi

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Summary
Create conditions that lead to success for ALL students and confront conditions that create opportunity gaps School counselors can play a powerful role in closing opportunity gaps and addressing the social, emotional, and academic needs of students. This new edition of a groundbreaking bestseller shows school counselors how to incorporate principles of social justice, antiracism, equity, and advocacy into their practice. Written by Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, university professor and advocate of transformational change in school counseling, this book addresses the reasons why some students are more likely to encounter challenges at school due to racism, sexism, heterosexism, and classism. It includes: Vignettes, strategies, activities, and reflective individual and group study questions A framework for how school counselors can mitigate the impact of negative factors that hamper academic performance and healthy development, especially among students of color Six functions of school counselors that move schools toward more just practices and, ultimately, to higher test scores and increased student achievement Written for both preservice and in-service school counselors and those who support them, this essential guide prepares readers to take an active role in creating equitable conditions for success for all students
Table Of Contents
COVER -- TITLE PAGE -- COPYRIGHT PAGE -- CONTENTS -- FOREWORD -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABOUT THE AUTHOR -- CHAPTER 1 - OPPORTUNITY GAPS: OUR ULTIMATE CHALLENGE -- CHAPTER 2 - SCHOOL COUNSELING WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND ANTIRACISM -- CHAPTER 3 - COUNSELING AND INTERVENTION PLANNING -- CHAPTER 4 - CONSULTATION -- CHAPTER 5 - CONNECTING SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES -- CHAPTER 6 - COLLECTING AND USING DATA -- CHAPTER 7 - CHALLENGING RACISM AND BIAS -- CHAPTER 8 - COORDINATING STUDENT SUCCESS AND SUPPORT -- CHAPTER 9 - DOING THE RIGHT THING: DEVELOPING AN ANTIRACIST, SOCIAL JUSTICE- FOCUSED SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM -- RESOURCES -- SUGGESTED READINGS BY TOPIC -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
Second edition
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvi, 202 pages), illustrations
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781071854969

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