School Counselor Performance Standard 6: Professional Practice
Candidates demonstrate the appropriate scope of school counseling practice in varied educational settings, understand their role as a leader, collaborator, advocate, and agent for systemic change, and engage in opportunities to support their professional growth and identity development.
6.1 Explain appropriate scope of practice for school counselors defined as the overall delivery of the
comprehensive school counseling program, providing education, prevention, intervention, and referral
services to students and their families.
6.2 Demonstrate leadership, advocacy and collaboration for the promotion of student learning and
achievement, the school counseling program, and the profession.
6.3 Engage in local, state and national professional growth and development opportunities and demonstrate
an emerging professional identity as a school counselor.