School counselors and unified educator-counselor identity: A data informed approach to suicide prevention

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Connie T. Jones, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Carrie A. Wachter Morris, Associate Professor & School Counseling Coordinator (Creator)
Kelly L. Wester, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: School counselors are vital in crisis prevention and intervention. In this article, we discuss the unified educator–counselor identity as it informs the suicide prevention work of school counselors, illustrated with a data-based case example from a quantitative study based in one high school. This case example includes a decision tree to show how school counselors can use data to understand the suicide prevention and intervention needs of a diverse student body in their own schools.

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Professional School Counseling, 24(1b), 1-9.
Language: English
Date: 2021
data-driven decision making, decision tree, educator–counselor identity, school counselor identity, suicide prevention

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