Based on the readings in this unit, explain the role of the school counselor. Explore the specific responsibilities and discuss how a school counselor collaborates with internal and external stakeholders in crisis intervention, prevention, and management.
Now that you have learned about the skillset necessary to support effective crisis intervention, prevention, and emergency management response, evaluate your skills. Identify three skill areas of strength and three areas for growth to prepare you to work as a school counselor in crisis management.
- The Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA’s 2008 resource aid, “Responding to Crisis at a School,” pages 5–28.