Free Essays on Why I Want To Be A Guidance Counselor

  1. EFFECTS OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING ON ACADEMIC PERFOMANCE IN SECONDANRY SCHOOLS IN NYAMIRA NORTH-DISTRICT NYAMIRA COUNTY.

    EFFECTS OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING ON ACADEMIC PERFOMANCE IN SECONDANRY SCHOOLS IN NYAMIRA NORTH-DISTRICT NYAMIRA COUNTY. MARUBE DENIS MAINA 2013/CS/27518 Chapter two LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Introduction This chapter will focus on the review of the existing literature...

  2. School Counselor

    Introduction “Counselors assist people with personal, family, educational, mental health, and career decisions and problems” (“Counselors” 1). “While helping students plan for college and careers is part of their job, a guidance counselor’s overall function is to talk to students, give advice, listen...

  3. counselor interview

    Counselor Interview Mrs. T C***** currently is a guidance counselor at YPre-K center in _____. She has overseen the YPRE -K counseling program for about 10 years, which is designed to be compressive and developmental, with an emphasis on...

  4. The School Counselor s Role

    School Counselor's Role Marjorie Sutton, School Counselor RH Dana Elementary Some people wonder… What do school counselors DO? School Counseling Programs Are About RESULTS! How are students different as a result of the school counseling program? General Goals of the School Counseling Program ...

  5. Guidance Counselors Have Power

    04/22/2013 EDUC 533.001 Guidance Counselors Have Power Our world continues to update in educational reform and policy. The mechanisms put into place by administrators and school officials have a profound effect upon the students who walk through the school hallways. Creating accountability standards...

  6. Character Analysis

    and many children were sucked into a false sense of security by joining a gang. As an adult looking back, I can see these issues clearly; however, as a child this was my way of life. Knowing that I always wanted to somehow help improve my community and create opportunities to learn from history has led...

  7. My Things

    | | There are so many issues to address these days, it was hard to come up with just one to write about. I chose to write about school shootings. It is something that takes to heart for everyone and affects everyone. School shootings date back all the way to 1927. So much violence in schools can...

  8. Religious Guidance – Problem Solving in a Jewish Day School

    Religious Guidance – Problem Solving in a Jewish Day School Community Organization Ari Segal Yeshiva University Wurzweiler School of Social Work Dr. Schnall January 1, 2001 The Problem Students at the Ramaz School have personal concerns about matters...

  9. Why Mitt Romney Would Make a Good President

    Why Mitt Romney will be a good president Ten years ago, I walked into the White House press room and shocked the reporters there by announcing that later that summer, I would be leaving my job as counselor to the president to return to Texas. The decision was agonizingly difficult and purely personal...

  10. Do Gifted and Talented Students Need Special Schools?

    For years there has been an ongoing debate regarding the best kinds of programs for gifted students. In my research I have found there is no straightforward right solution. A great deal relies on the characteristics of the children, their particular types of giftedness...

  11. Current I T

    MALLAPRE, JOY D. Dr. Aurora B. Fulgencio IV-26 BS Psychology Current Issues and Trends in Guidance and Counseling 1. Identify standards that are common to the 3 Codes. The 3 Codes of Ethics have their own uniqueness and make it stands alone to the other codes. The following are the common...

  12. Learning How to Deal Bipolar Disorder

    I was 12 years old when I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. However, being bipolar does not form my identity. Just because I have bipolar disorder does not mean it controls everything I do. I control it. Bipolar disorder has an influence on how I feel, behave and how my personality is, but it does...

  13. behavioral intervention

    strategies set up for Jackson are not successful in controlling his screaming outburst when he is angry, does not get his way, does not want to do something or wants to be left alone then other intervention strategies will have to be addressed. In order to know if this is necessary the teacher should...

  14. Recovering Addict in the Carrer as Substance Abuse Counselor

    jobs later in life. With a prior criminal record some employers may not consider that individual as a good candidate for the job. Substance abuse counselors can be needed in hospitals, institutions, rehab centers, schools, and other government ran facilities. With a felony conviction against your criminal...

  15. Best Practices in Critical Thinking and Decision Making

    early in life I became the helper. I was always the one who played the teacher with the neighborhood children. I was the tutor of the block. I even became the neighborhood hairdresser at Easter time for my girlfriends. But after high school I never saw college in the plan. I always felt I was too stupid...

  16. Lord of the Flies: Write an Essay Exploring Four of the Main Symbols and Their Relevance, Explain Which One(S) You See as Most Useful to the Reader and Why

    Lord of the Flies: Write an essay exploring four of the main symbols and their relevance, explain which one(s) you see as most useful to the reader and why? William Golding lived from 1911- 1993, and was seen as one of the most inspiring and influential English novelists of the twentieth century. In many...

  17. Why Don't We Listen Better? James Peterson

    WHY DON'T WE LISTEN BETTER? BY JAMES C. PETERSEN BOOK REVIEW BY TERENCE M. SYKES LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA NOVEMBER 21, 2010 CONTENTS 1. BOOK SUMMARY 2. CRITIQUE 3. EVALUATION 4. APPLICATION BOOK SUMMARY When it comes to communication and the techniques necessary...

  18. Narrative Therapy and Its Growing Success Stories and Literature

    Stephen Ford October 11, 2013 Narrative Therapy and Its Growing Success Stories and Literature Part I Introduction Within family therapy there is a therapeutic model that is in the “forefront of today’s theory and practice and it centers on the metaphor...

  19. Best Memory I Ever Had

    Summer of 05’ What if there was a way to travel back in time. Where would you decide to go and why? If I had the choice I know exactly what time and event I would chose. Imagine you are thirteen years of age. You’re away at summer camp for the next two weeks of your life. Mind you this is your first...

  20. 4 Matt Review

    to say, for each of these disciplines. He says there are “two secret places in counselors’ lives” (McMinn, 1996, p. xi). Behind closed doors. The second, is about the “secret spiritual life of the Christian counselors” (McMinn, 1996, p. xi). McMinn (1996) says, “the power of change is found...

  21. If I Could Turn Back Time

    MY FUTURE PLANS When I was sixteen, there was one spring morning in my life that totally changed my vision of the future. That morning was devoted to a school outing to an experimental solar power plant in Nebraska. Suddenly, something, which was supposed to be a bit of scientific bore, became a turning...

  22. Personal Ethics and Values

    doesn't mean our own values or ethics are wrong, it just means we think and see things differently than others. I would like to believe that most people have a good sense of ethics and values, I think the foundation to good morals and ethics knows the difference between right and wrong, this is not an inherent...

  23. BSHS 312 Week 5 Individual Assignment Paper on a Personal Model of Helping

    knowing his or her therapist or counselor does understand him or her then he or she will believe he or she is safe and accept the help offer by the therapist or counselor. One could possibly set his or her on goals for change or except those of the therapist or counselor. “Person-centered therapy holds...

  24. Helping Skills Case

    to the school’s guidance counselor, principal, and all his teachers so maybe they can figure out what is going on at Thomas’s school that is making him not want to go to school. Once they have compared notes they may be able to figure out what has Thomas so upset that he doesn’t want to go to school...

  25. Counselor Ethics and Responsibilities

    Counselor Ethics and Responsibilities Assignment Mishawna Washington Grand Canyon University: PCN 505 July 31, 2013 Counselor Values On the issue of abortion with the 19-year old rape victim, I feel that she has a right to choose whether or not to go through with the abortion. As her counselor...

  26. Counselor Identity Report

    we stand for, it allows others to know your background, why you are so passionate about it, and why you chose to follow a certain path in life. This paper will answer several of these questions as we delve into wondering when was the first time I recall an individual applying counseling skills with me...

  27. Why I Choose Washington and Lee University

    Why I choose Washington & Lee and what I will contribute to the W&L community. My timetable for a normal day in the W&L campus: 7 a.m: Get up. Take a deep breath. Open the window to enjoy the beautiful glow of Lexington’s dawn. 7.30 a.m: Go to the gym. Work out. Then take a shower. 8.30 a...

  28. The Danger of Alcoholism

    too. There are many reasons why people turn to alcohol, and many reasons why they choose to get help. Some people choose to use alcohol because of pressure from family. Others feel peer pressure from friends. Some people simply want to experiment. There are also some that want to get away from a painful...

  29. Becoming a Chemical Dependency counselor

    this paper I want to explain what I have learned and how I have used this to grow in my development towards becoming a Chemical Dependency counselor. I will explain the strengths, liabilities and resources that I use to help me in my journey to become a Chemical Dependency counselor. Then I will talk...

  30. A Computerized Guidance Monitoring System for Colegio de San Bartolome de Novaliches High School

    I. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Guidance is defined as the process of helping individuals through their own efforts to discover and develop their potentialities both for personal happiness and social usefulness. Students are experiencing dilemmas such as encountering challenges beyond...

  31. Looking for Resolution

    I am a Raleigh native born and raised. I spent my 12 years in the WCPSS. I was brought up to believe in the system and it wouldn’t let you down. I am writing this to let you know that Wake County Public Schools has let down my son. They have let me down. I went into this situation naïve that it...

  32. Effective Guidance Counsellor

    A guidance counselor is one who emphatically listens and helps people solve their problems socially, academically and emotionally. Their role is to work with both students and parents to help guide students’ academic, behavioural and social growth. It is important for each guidance counselor to have...

  33. Book Review Why We Don't Listen

    Summary James C. Peterson, author of Why Don't We Listen Better? Communicating & Connecting in Relationships, through trial and error learned the value of communication balancing in which he found that the counselor must listen awhile, talk until the other person stops hearing and then listen until...

  34. Professional Positions for Counselors

    Professional Positions for Counselors In today’s economy it is critical for a person to further his or her education if he or she wants to compete in the job market. Counseling is a field that requires a certain amount of training and education, which is mandated in the State of California by the Board...

  35. Army Health, Can I Dip in a Building.

    for separation those who cannot be rehabilitated. The use of tobacco is not condoned by the Army and goes against Army health promotion. That is why the Army has a tobacco control program. To instill Army health promotion, all forms of tobacco intended for human consumption are prohibited to initial...

  36. Professional School Counselors

    Abstract The role of the school has changed tremendously from it early beginnings. Today school counselors are trained professional who should be equipped to meet the needs of our students. The school counselor is considered a partner with the school system. They are responsible for implementing programs...

  37. Suicide Paper

    Suicide Intervention I am counseling a 15-year-old boy, Josh, whose girlfriend killed herself after they broke-up. Josh cut school yesterday, and I know that he has been drinking heavily since his girlfriend’s funeral. This morning he is at school and is sober. I have called Josh into my...

  38. PSY 240 Week 4 Individual Assignment To Eat Or Not To Eat

    Click Following Link To Purchase http://www.uopcoursetutorials.com/PSY-240/PSY-240-Week-4-Individual-Assignment-To-Eat-or-Not-to-Eat You are a counselor for those suffering from eating disorders. Today, you have two different group sessions: one consisting of clients with obesity issues, and one dealing...

  39. Home Schooling

    There are many reasons why a parent would choose home schooling over public schools. First off, with home schooling a child can learn at a quicker pace while engaging in activities that interest them. Next, the dire condition of public schools can be another reason why a child is kept at home. Finally...

  40. Spiritual Discernment COUN 522

    situation as a vocational counselor without imposing any of his person values on that client. Keywords: Spiritual, discernment, God, decision-making Spiritual Discernment and Vocational Counseling Personal Position I consider common sense as very important. Several years ago, I went to a minister’s...

  41. Who Am I

    friends and close relatives always say when I share to them my problem.To speak the words, is very easy but difficult to make a move. In whatever way you try to explain your side, they will never understand you unless they experienced the same thing. That is why most of the time we carry the burdens by...

  42. Contrast

    "little white lie." As a young child I thought it was kind of cool. And, naturally, when I would come to him with a concern or question wondering what I should do, he generally advised me to lie. "Dad, I told Theresa that I would go over to her house, but now I would rather go to Sika's house to play...

  43. why are you here?

    point in my life, I am focusing on improving myself professionally by continuing my studies. This essay will explain the reasons for my decision to continue my education. In particular, it discusses what keeps me going, my plans for the near future, and why I am here today. First of all, I believe my background...

  44. School Counselors

    I believe the next important ingredient for multicultural competence is cultural skills. A skilled counselor utilizes the interventions that are client based and which serve clients needs. A positive reaction would be to be connected to those different cultures communication is the key. In multicultural...

  45. Addressing the Differences

    Denice Cousins SOC 120 Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility Don Frey December 7, 2009 Environmental Ethical Issues A current event I would like to discuss is to have and to hold as couples we take vows. Do we really mean what we say when standing before the preacher, judge, or whoever...

  46. Why I Want to Become a Psychologist

    as I can remember I was first, the family counselor, then the community “nurse”. It also became apparent to my mother, her friends and my friends that I am not one to share or discuss another person’s secrets no matter who asked or what tactics they used. Therefore, along with being the nurse I was...

  47. Importance of Guidance and Instructions

    The Importance of Following Instructions and Guidance While on the Battlefield. It is very important to follow instructions and guidance while on the battlefield field for the simple fact of, it will lead to disaster. If soldiers are horse-playing, not...

  48. Interview with a School Counselor

    INTERVIEW WITH A SCHOOL COUNSELOR Interview with Mrs. Ross Freeman Abstract Counseling has many components in different fields such as a school counselor, marriage and family counseling, addiction counseling, individual and private practices, and many more. For my project, I interviewed Mrs. Ross...

  49. Counselor Ethics and Responsibilities

    Counselor Ethics and Responsibilities Nyenye Matthews Grand Canyon University: UNV 505 Instructor Renee Thompson Counselor Values As a counselor we’re taught to put our own values and beliefs aside and provide services to our clients...

  50. Persuasive Essay- Depression in Schools

    extreme anxiety, and even so far as suicidal or self harm tendencies. Already there are some of you doubting where I’m coming from. Because how could I know the procedures of a school system? Well, as this school so often loves to, I’m going to reference the handbook. While there is a page dedicated to...

  51. A day in my school

    middle – school lab partners… glare at me. I close my eyes. This is what I’ve been dreading, I am sitting alone.”(pg.3) “Rachel Bruin, my ex – friend. She stares at something above my left ear. Words climb up my throat… If there is anyone in the entire galaxy I am dying to tell what really happened, its...

  52. I Just Wanna Be Average Essay

    the vocational education program in order to explain several reasons why students who go through high school are bored with the material, discouraged to try better, or just are not motivated for school. From my previous experiences I can agree with Rose’s critique of the school system because a student’s...

  53. guidance philosophy

     MY GUIDANCE PHILOSOPHY Guidance plays a vital role in the life of an individual. For sure, every person needs guidance because no one is ever sure that he/she can make best decision in an instant. Basically, Guidance is given to those with delinquency, with problems, with struggles, victims...

  54. Social Work Reaction to Gays

    surroundings. I want to be believed that I am a very understanding person and that I would not judge or have problems working with people that are different from me. I grew up pretty much in a normal family; with my mother, father, and brother. Both of my parents worked full time and my brother and I went to...

  55. Developmental Assets for Adolescents

    Developmental Assets for Adolescents I chose the adolescent age level because this will be the last level of teaching a child will have before they are considered adults and in college. What the child has learned to this point, I feel, can make or break their future. I thought these developmental assets...

  56. Why Need a Religion?

    Why do we need a Religion? By Yahya Ibrahim Lecture delivered at UWA, Western Australia on 14 September 2002 Introduction The question posed in today’s lecture is "Why do we need a religion?" I am not going to answer this particular question directly. In fact, I view the "religion" itself as being...

  57. Why I Want to Become a Guidance Counselor

    Goals and Objectives: I wish to pursue a graduate degree in educational guidance to further my goal of working in a school as a childhood guidance counselor. I am interested in helping children of all ages develop as students and members of their communities. I have an undergraduate degree in child...

  58. Information on high School Counselors

    There is a position within the school systems that is titled school counselor. When many people hear the title school counselor, they automatically think of when they were in high school (or possibly middle school) and their counselor assisted them with their class schedules and possibly even helped with...

  59. Counseling: Mental Health Counselor

    Abstract In this paper, I will discuss the history of counseling; specifically how school counseling and mental health counseling came to be. I will also examine the key philosophies of the counseling profession including, wellness, resilience, and prevention. Finally, I will analyze the case of Ashley...

  60. emotionally focused couples paper

    Paper Andrea Hayden- Davis BSHS 385 Nikia Crump October 26, 2015 Nonverbal and Verbal skills The verbal and nonverbal skills of the counselor in this video are very apparent when she is working with this couple. She is very clear and concise when working with the couple. As far her nonverbal...