• School Counseling in a Virtual Setting

    With advancing technology, virtual schools are becoming more widespread. Hear about the online educational landscape, including common reasons students choose to attend virtual schools. Explore how various technologies are utilized in virtual school settings to students’ academic, career and social/emotional needs and how to implement comprehensive school counseling programs in virtual school settings. Download accompanying handouts.

    Learning objectives: 

    After viewing this webinar participant should be able to:

    1. Describe the landscape related to school counseling in a virtual school, including the types of programs and schools available to students
    2. Identify and discuss the technologies available to deliver a comprehensive school counseling program across the four ASCA domains in a virtual educational setting
    3. Describe recent research on how school counselors in all settings are using online technologies to meet students’ needs
    4. Identify the benefits and limitations inherent in an online counseling environment, including the use of protocols to address urgent situations that may occur in virtual school settings


    Tracy Steele. Director of Counseling, Stanford Online High School, ohs.stanford.edu

    Original air date: Oct. 3, 2017

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