Directions for Program Evaluation

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Directions for Program Evaluation

Directions for paper

Using the comprehensive school counseling plan attached, prepare a report on the evaluation and discuss their findings, the strength, and weaknesses of the activities, and how they are aligned to the ASCA standards, and make recommendations to the program and stakeholders concerning the following two areas.

1. Program Activities

2. Alignment to the ASCA Standards (American School Counseling Association)

APA formatting with in-text citations. At least 2 resources.

Attached is a sample paper that received an A. Please use it as a reference but do not plagiarize.


Resources that you may use:

Astramovich, R. L., & Coker, J. K. (2007). Program evaluation: The Accountability Bridge model for counselors. Journal of Counseling & Development, 85, 162–172.

Carey, J. C., Dimmitt, C., Hatch, T. A., Lapan, R. T., & Whiston, S. C. (2008). Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of student success skills and second step. Professional School Counseling, 11(3), 197–206.

Clemens, E. V., Carey, J. C., & Harrington, K. M. (2010). The School Counseling Program Implementation Survey: Initial instrument development and exploratory factor analysis. Professional School Counseling, 14(2), 125–134.

Houser, R. (2019). Counseling and educational research: Evaluation and application. (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Johnson, S., Johnson, C., & Downs, L. (2006). Building a results-based student support program. Boston: Lahaska Press.

Lusky, M. B., & Hayes, R. L. (2001). Collaborative consultation and program evaluation. Journal of Counseling and Development, 79, 26-35.

Rodriguez, J., Olin, S. S., Hoagwood, K., Shen, S., Burton, G., Radigan, M., & Jensen, P. (2011). The development and evaluation of a parent empowerment program for family peer advocates. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 20(4), 397– 405.

Whiston, S. C., & Aricak, O. (2008). Development and initial investigation of the School Counseling Program Evaluation Scale. Professional School Counseling, 11(4), 253–261