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OUTCOME 12: Learning Environment

UAB School of Education General Outcomes for all Counselor Education Programs

OUTCOME C12: The UAB School Counselor candidate fosters an emotionally, socially, and physically safe learning environment.

    C12.K  Knowledge and Understanding: The Counselor-in-training understands and has knowledge of the school setting, environment, and how to promote the use of counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate; additionally, understands issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).

Levels of Achievement  Criteria
[1]
Unacceptable
Does not demonstrate an understanding of the school setting, environment, and how to promote the use of counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate; additionally, understands issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).
[2]
Emerging Initial Performance
Demonstrates some knowledge and understanding of the school setting, environment, and how to promote the use of counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate; additionally, understands issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).
[3]
Proficient Initial Performance
Demonstrates adequate knowledge and understanding of the school setting, environment, and how to promote the use of counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate; additionally, understands issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).
[4]
Emerging Advanced Performance
Demonstrates exemplary knowledge and understanding of the school setting, environment, and how to promote the use of counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate; additionally, understands issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).

OUTCOME C12: The UAB School Counselor candidate fosters an emotionally, socially, and physically safe learning environment.

     C12.P  Performance and Skills: The Counselor-in-training is able to demonstrate counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate and address issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).

Levels of Achievement

 Criteria

[1]
Unacceptable

Unable to demonstrate counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate and address issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).

[2]
Emerging Initial Performance

Demonstrates some of the time counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate and address issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).

[3]
Proficient Initial Performance

Demonstrates most of the time counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate and address issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).

[4]
Emerging Advanced Performance

Consistently demonstrates counseling and guidance activities and programs to enhance a positive school climate and address issues that may affect the development and functioning of students (e.g., violence).

About Counselor Education

The Master of Arts in Counseling degree has concentrations in the areas of Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling. These concentations are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Students acquire core knowledge and clinical skills which enable them to enter the profession of counseling. Both counseling concentrations are designed to meet the academic course work and field experience requirements for professional licensure established by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling (ABEC).

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