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NYSSCA ACTIVITY BOOKS

New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: Kindergarten through Elementary School Activity Book

New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: Kindergarten through Elementary School Activity Book

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Authored by New York State School Counselor Association

Our Kindergarten through Elementary Activity Book contains 271 pages and 159 Counseling Activities mapped to ASCA National Standards and NYS Learning Standards that you can immediately implement in your Elementary School Counseling Program.
New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: Middle Level Activity Book

New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: Middle Level Activity Book

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Authored by New York State School Counselor Association

Our Middle Level Activity Book contains 173 pages and 73 Middle Level Counseling Activities mapped to ASCA National Standards and NYS Learning Standards that you can immediately implement in your Middle School Counseling Program.
New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: High School Activity Book

New York State Comprehensive School Counseling Program: High School Activity Book

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Authored by New York State School Counselor Association

Our High School Activity Book contains 144 pages and 48 High School Counseling Activities mapped to ASCA National Standards and NYS Learning Standards that you can immediately implement in your High School Counseling Program.

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NYS Model for Comprehensive K-12 School Counseling Programs:  $10.00
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The Comprehensive Model book is currently not available for purchase online.  If you wish to purchase a hard copy of this book , contact our Executive Director at executivedirector@nyssca.org______________________________________________________________________________

2014-2015 Edition-The A to Z of School Counseling in New York State

A-Z 2014-15Authored by Dr. Edward A. Mainzer
Edition: 5

The fifth edition of the go-to volume for school counselors in NYS has grown by over 20% from last year! Fully revised and greatly expanded for 2014-15 reflecting critical changes in NYS education regulations including the amended roll-out of Common Core aligned assessments, this is the must-have resource for school counselors and other youth advocates state-wide. Entirely new entries cover topics including animal-assisted therapy in schools, NYS Seal of Biliteracy, cyberbullying, elopement, immigrant families and youth, restorative justice, school-to-prison pipeline, social media, undermatch and zero tolerance. The essential desk reference for everyone advocating on behalf of New York’s students features well over 100 extended entries on the most critical topics confronting children and youth and their educators in NYS today. It also features an extensive list of educational abbreviations, support organizations and resource websites. A comprehensive bibliography of both print and on-line professional sources has been thoroughly updated and the full ASCA Code of Ethics is included.
Dr. Mainzer has been as an educator for over 30 years, serving as a classroom teacher, building and district level administrator, undergraduate and graduate professor, and school counselor in public and non-public schools in city and suburban districts, including K-12 and High School environments and general education and special needs settings, among them six years as counselor and intake coordinator for the public school within Bellevue Hospital Center run in collaboration with their Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He continues to serve as a full time school, college, career and social justice counselor in a public high school in NYC. He is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.
Dr. Mainzer holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Commonwealth Scholar), and New York University, respectively. He earned a Masters in School Counseling from Hunter College and a Doctorate in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. For many years a Board Member of the New York State School Counselor Association, he now serves on the Board of Directors of the American School Counselor Association. He has presented at professional events through-out New York State and at conferences nationwide, including the National Association for College Admission Counseling and AVID. He also serves on the Ethics Committee of the National Career Development Association.