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2020 Annual Conference

November 11–13, 2020

Savannah, GA

Advocating for School Counselors' Assistance in Student Social Emotional and Mental Health

Friday, November 13, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Verelst (65)
Target Audience
School Administrator
Please select the interest areas (or track) your proposal covers
Tools for working smarter, not harder
Comprehensive School Counseling Program
Issues in Counseling
Social Emotional Learning
Mental Health Awareness
Principal/Counselor Relationship

In a recent study, schools counselors felt they needed to be doing more to assist students with socio emotional and mental health issues in schools. Both principals and school counselors discussed obstacles for providing this needed assistance - especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. This presentation will discuss ways for school counselors to advicate for their ASCA-defined roles in providing social emaotional and brief mental health counseling for their students with the principals' support.


Pincus, Robert, Pincus
Hannor-Walker, Teshaunda, Hannor-Walker