As the mental health, social-emotional, and behavioral needs of primary and secondary students expands, school leaders have increasingly relied upon school counselors to help address these needs. As a result, the role of school counselors has significantly changed over the past few decades.
This brief discusses the roles and responsibilities that school counselors hold in profiled districts. Researchers highlight the changing roles of school counselors, and the different responsibilities held by counselors at elementary, middle and high school levels. The brief also addresses how profiled districts organize and administer school counseling programs district-wide. More