Guiding the School Counselor: An Overview of Roles and Responsibilities
Take some time now to answer the following questions. Please note that the IRIS Center does not collect your Assessment responses. If this is a course assignment, you should turn them in to your professor using whatever method he or she requires. If you have trouble answering any of the questions, go back and review the Perspectives & Resources pages in this module.
- List the five responsibilities of a school counselor in regard to students with disabilities and jot down two or three of the important points about each.
- How can school counselors participate in the multidisciplinary team process?
- What are the four steps a school counselor should use when making referrals to outside agencies to help students with disabilities?
- Why is it important that school counselors advocate for their roles? What are some effective ways to go about that?