Explore the ASCA website and complete the “Professional Development Opportunities”

Assessment Description

School counselors need a variety of resources to help them stay current on and contribute to identifying issues, trends, and best practices.

Explore the ASCA website and complete the “Professional Development Opportunities” template by identifying national, regional, and local professional organizations you would consider joining as a school counselor.

*This assignment is recommended as a representative artifact in your e-Portfolio.

APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.

This assignment is informed by the following CACREP Standards:

2.F.1.g. Professional counseling credentialing, including certification, licensure, and accreditation practices and standards, and the effects of public policy on these issues.

2.F.1.h. Current labor market information relevant to opportunities for practice within the counseling profession.

5.G.2.l. Professional organizations, preparation standards, and credentials relevant to the practice of school counseling.