Quick Guide for Counseling Staff Working With Students Experiencing Homelessness

Authors: 
Hurt, Dee
Type: 
Guide/Toolkit
Year Published: 2017
Organization: 
Schoolhouse Connections
Abstract: 

This guide provides information on how school counseling personnel can support students who are experiencing homelessness. It includes a list of questions to assess their immediate needs related to safety, food, health, family dynamics, transportation, employment, and school. In addition, the guide provides school counselors with action steps they can take based on the outcome of the initial assessment. A checklist for graduation planning is also included. The author discusses issues such as trauma and other barriers that school counselors should consider when working with this student population.

Number of Pages: 
3
Availability: 
Available for free download on the Schoohouse Connections website at: https://www.schoolhouseconnection.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Quick-Guide-for-Counselors-Final-1.pdf
Accession Number: 
25448