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Comprehensive K-12 School Counseling Framework

Appendix L: Resources

The American School Counselor Association – ASCA supports school counselors’ efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social-emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society.

Center for School Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation – CSCORE is dedicated to improving educational opportunities and outcomes for all children through identifying and developing research-based and effective school counseling practices. CSCORE conducts and disseminates findings from research about career, social-emotional, and academic interventions; provides K–12 leaders and practitioners with information about data-based decision-making, evidence-based practices, and program evaluation; and provides international leadership in the measurement of the outcomes of school counseling interventions and programs.

School Counseling Analysis, Leadership and Evaluation (SCALE) – The SCALE Research Center is an interactive tool focusing on the facilitation and dissemination of school counseling research evidence-based practices demonstrating the connection between comprehensive and developmental school counseling programs and student success.

Secondary Transition – Planning from School to Adult Life webpage, A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities (Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, May 2017), and the IDEA Secondary Transition Topic Area.