SECTION 1: DEFINE
What is Comprehensive School Counseling Services?
A Comprehensive School Counseling Service is integral to the school’s academic mission and committed to social justice and equity. It is proactive and preventative in nature, and designed to significantly and positively impact student achievement, career & college readiness, and social/emotional well-being for all students.
What is ASCA?
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors’ efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to school counselors around the globe.