Helping students with Mental Health Issues

Discussion 7a

Helping students with Mental Health Issues

For this discussion, consider the role of a school counselor as part of a multidisciplinary team.  Select three of the disorders from the list below.  Describe the school counselor’s role in supporting the student who experiences difficulty in the school setting due to the selected disorders.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder.
  • General Anxiety Disorder.
  • Depressive Disorders.
  • Substance Abuse Disorders.

Discuss the role of school counselors in working with students who have mental health concerns. Address the ways in which a school counselor’s role differs from that of a counselor in a clinical setting.

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