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Capstone Paper


Counselor Education


This paper explores several published articles reporting on the relationship between administration and school counselors in the United States. The paper provides evidence of past and current administration perceptions of the school counseling position and explains how these perceptions have affected the school counseling profession, position, and roles within the school system. The paper also suggests steps that school counselors should take to promote an environment of understanding and respect for their new vision role within the school, specifically the use of the model and standards set by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). In addition, this paper emphasizes the importance of the relationship between administration and school counselors while also examining research-based suggestions and guidelines for the two parties to follow that develop and enhance this relationship.

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