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3.2: KLOA of PSC Internship Field Experience

Assessment System: Data Point 3.2:
Key Learning Objectives Assessment of PSC Internship Field Experience

Carson-Newman GSC students averaged above a 4 on a 5-point Likert Scale in eighteen areas of Professional School Counseling competencies during Internship.

School Counselor Competencies Average
SC-B.1: Demonstrate the ability to apply and adhere to ethical and legal standards in school counseling.  5.0
SC-B.2. Demonstrates the ability to articulate, model, and advocate for an appropriate school counselor identity and program.  4.8
SC-D.2. Provides individual and group counseling and classroom guidance to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of students.  4.8
SC-D.3. Designs and implements prevention and intervention plans related to the effects of (a) atypical growth and development, (b) health and wellness, (c) language, (d) ability level, (e) multicultural issues, and (f) factors of resiliency on student learning and development.  4.7
SC-F.2. Advocates for the learning and academic experiences necessary to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of students.  4.9
SC-F.3. Advocates for school policies, programs, and services that enhance a positive school climate and are equitable and responsive to multicultural student populations.  4.6
SC-F.4. Engages parents, guardians, and families to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of students.  4.5
SC-H.4. Makes appropriate referrals to school and/or community resources.  4.5
SC-L.1. Conducts programs designed to enhance student academic development.  4.9
SC-L.2. Implements strategies and activities to prepare students for a full range of postsecondary options and opportunities.  4.8
SC-L.3. Implements differentiated instructional strategies that draw on subject matter and pedagogical content knowledge and skills to promote student achievement.  4.6
SC-N.1. Works with parents, guardians, and families to act on behalf of their children to address problems that affect student success in school.  4.6
SC-N.2. Locates resources in the community that can be used in the school to improve student achievement and success.  4.6
SC-N.3. Consults with teachers, staff, and community-based organizations to promote student academic, career, and personal/social development.  4.7
SC-N.4. Uses peer helping strategies in the school counseling program.  4.4
SC-N.5. Uses referral procedures with helping agents in the community (e.g., mental health centers, businesses, service groups) to secure assistance for students and their families. 4.5
SC-P.1. Participates in the design, implementation, management, and evaluation of a comprehensive developmental school counseling program.  4.7
SC-P.2. Plans and presents school-counseling-related educational programs for use with parents and teachers (e.g., parent education programs, materials used in classroom guidance and advisor/advisee programs for teachers).  4.6

Students are rated on their mastery of each school counselor competency using a Likert scale of 0 to 5. The numerical values are defined as follows:
5. Knowledge learned and/or skill mastered and integrated into the comprehensive praxis of counseling.
4. Knowledge or skill learned and understood at an intellectual level, lacking in consistent demonstration.
3. Knowledge or skill learned however no evidence of demonstration or integration
2. Knowledge or skill only marginally gained.
1. Only minimal evidence of knowledge gained.
0. Knowledge or skill not learned or demonstrated.

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