Career and College Readiness Counseling in P-12 schools

Career and College Readiness Counseling in P-12 schools



This text is written to help school counselors conceptualize the career and college readiness needs of diverse P-12 students and design culturally relevant interventions. The focus is on helping readers to translate theoretical knowledge into practice. Grounded in current data and research, the text helps counselors to design sequential and developmentally appropriate career and college readiness curricula interventions and strategies. Addressing career development and college readiness by grade level, it describes and underscores the importance of collaborative approaches and interventions supporting school/family/community partnerships. Case examples and "Voices from the Field"written by practicing school counselors demonstrate and reinforce concepts and interventions in each chapter. Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers and an instructor's manual.

New to the Third Edition:

Updated workforce, educational, and demographic statistics Enhanced content on culturally responsive school counseling practices The impact of social media on student development Coverage of the changing culture of higher education recruitment Postsecondary transition planning for students with disabilities Work-based learning opportunities career and technical education pathways Gap year information Verbatim advice and wisdom from experienced counselors who demonstrate concepts and interventions Enhanced instructor's manual including sample syllabus, PowerPoints, project-based learning activities, discussion prompts, exam questions, and related online activities, games, and apps

Key Features:

Provides current data and research addressing career and college readiness needs of diverse populations Reviews developmental, ecosystemic, and career theories Describes interventions and strategies grounded in theory Discusses collaborative approaches supporting school/family/community partnerships Offers separate chapters on interventions by grade level Mirrors the most recent versions of the ASCA National Model and CACREP standards

LOC Call Number

LC1037 .C875 2022



Publication Date



School of Education




New York

Career and College Readiness Counseling in P-12 schools