Foundations of the International model
Foundations of the International Model
The aim of the International Model for School Counseling Programs is to provide a framework for encouraging and promoting best practices among international school counselors. The International Model guides the formation, review, and improvement of counseling programs at schools all over the world. This interactive course is designed to sharpen your knowledge on the flexibility the Model offers to create a comprehensive school counseling program. Counselors will leave with tips and tools that they can use immediately in their school counseling program.
A.3. Comprehensive Data-Informed Program, School counselors:b. Provide students with a comprehensive school counseling program that ensures equitable academic, career and social/ emotional development opportunities for all students. (ASCA Ethical Standards, 2016)
This course is suited to participants who are new to international school counseling as well as to those who have years of experience.
How might I apply the International Model for School Counseling Programs to my current school setting?
How might we leverage the diversity among counselors at various divisions, and in various cities around the world to work towards the same goals and share resources?
Participants will know:
Participants will be able to:
About the Facilitator
Cheryl Brown (M.A. International Affairs and French Studies, Certified Teacher ) has worked and taught in international schools thirteen years with nine years experience in high school counseling in Pakistan, England, Indonesia, China, Poland and Oman . Additionally, Cheryl has experience in working in organizations around the world, including managing policies in an educational accreditation agency to improve and maintain standards and quality of educational programs. Cheryl has extensive experience working as a school counselor with expertise in comprehensive counseling programs, counselor leadership, consulting with international school counseling department, as well as student protection program design, Cheryl is also an adjunct professor at The College of New Jersey.
Dates and times of offerings
Cohort 3: August 10, 14, 17 and 21 from 12:00 - 15:00 GMT
Cohort 4: February 1, 5, 8, and 12 from 12:00 - 15:00 GMT
Twelve (12) Professional Development Hours
Time commitment between sessions
2-3 hours between sessions.
Fezler, B. and Brown, C. International School Counseling Association. (2011). International model for school counseling programs.
American School Counselor Association (2019). ASCA School Counselor Professional Standards & Competencies. Alexandria, VA: Author.