Program of Study
Through didactic instruction, research based curriculum and readings, peer and experiential learning and practical “hands on” training, the program will cover the below information throughout a series of modules.
- Overview and Introduction to College Admissions Counseling and the Role of Counselor
- Cultural Competence- Individual and Systematic Counselor cycle
- Ethical Issues and Decision Making Models
- Developmental Theories
- College Matching
- College Entrance Exams
- Parts of the Application
- Metrics for College Access and Success
- Navigating Financial Aid
- Serving Specific Populations:
- Undocumented Students
- First Generation Students
- Homeless Youth
- Students in Foster Care
- Student Athletes
- Military Academics
- Students with Disabilities
- Students of Color
Who Should Attend
This program is opened to interested participants who are currently pursuing a school counseling degree, professional school counselors, college access professionals, and community stakeholders who would like to deepen their understanding and gain specialized training in the topic of college advisement with a special emphasis on high-achieving students with great financial need.
All participants who complete the 15 modules during the specified enrollment period will receive a Certificate of Completion and 3 Continuing Education Units, 30 CTLEs or 3 p-credits.
Any attendee who is taking this course for CTLE credit for NY State must enter their name exactly as it appears on the TEACH website in accordance with NYSED requirements.