2011 Demonstration of Program Outcomes
MS in School Counseling

Source: Aggregated outcome assessment results from 2011 capstone courses.


Apply ASCA National Standards for Students to the school counseling discipline.

1% Non-Performance: Does not apply ASCA National Standards for Students.

2% Basic: Applies some of the ASCA National Standards for Students to the school counseling discipline.

25% Proficient: Applies ASCA National Standards for Students to the school counseling discipline.

72% Distinguished: Applies ASCA National Standards for Students to the school counseling discipline and identifies where the standards are applied.

Communicate with sensitivity, understanding, and respect in all professional interactions.

0% Non-Performance: Does not communicate with sensitivity, understanding, or respect.

6% Basic: Communicates occasionally with sensitivity, understanding, and respect in all professional interactions.

19% Proficient: Communicates with sensitivity, understanding, and respect in all professional interactions.

75% Distinguished: Communicates with sensitivity, understanding, and respect in all professional interactions in an exemplary manner.

Apply the ACA and ASCA Codes of Ethics to professional behavior and the practice of school counseling.

1% Non-Performance: Does not identify the ACA or ASCA Codes of Ethics.

6% Basic: Identifies but does not apply the ACA and ASCA Codes of Ethics to professional behavior and the practice of school counseling.

26% Proficient: Applies the ACA and the ASCA Codes of Ethics to professional behavior and the practice of school counseling.

68% Distinguished: Applies the ACA and the ASCA Codes of Ethics to professional behavior and the practice of school counseling and identifies where the standards are applied.

Think critically and write effectively in the school counseling discipline and professional practice.

1% Non-Performance: Does not think critically or write effectively.

5% Basic: Thinks critically or writes effectively in the school counseling discipline and/or professional practice but does not do both consistently.

29% Proficient: Thinks critically and writes effectively in the school counseling discipline and/or professional practice.

65% Distinguished: Thinks critically and writes effectively in the school counseling discipline and/or professional practice to create an exemplary project.

Deliver culturally, ethnically, and life-style sensitive individual and group counseling services to students in school settings.

0% Non-Performance: Does not identify culturally, ethnically, and life-style sensitive individual and group counseling services to students in school settings.

3% Basic: Identifies but does not deliver culturally, ethnically, and life-style sensitive individual and group counseling services to students in school settings.

28% Proficient: Delivers culturally, ethnically, and life-style sensitive individual and group counseling services to students in school settings.

70% Distinguished: Delivers culturally, ethnically, and life-style sensitive individual and group counseling services to students in school settings and provides examples.

Apply brief counseling and child and adolescent development theories and research to school practice.

0% Non-Performance: Does not analyze brief counseling or child/adolescent development theories or research to school practice.

6% Basic: Analyzes but does not apply brief counseling and child/adolescent development theories and research to school practice.

31% Proficient: Applies brief counseling and child/ adolescent development theories and research to school practice.

62% Distinguished: Applies extensive counseling and child/adolescent development theories and research to school practice.