Accountability has become an important concept in school-based mental health because students face many social and emotional issues that demand highly effective interventions (Repie, 2005). This study examined the data of a survey that was conducted with 147 members of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) regarding their counseling practices in the schools. The results indicated that a majority of NASP members only “sometimes” use pre and post measures with their counseling cases. A Stepwise Regression showed one significant predictor for the use of progress monitoring through pre and post measures in counseling – the more prepared for counseling a respondent felt, the more frequently the respondent used pre and post measures. In addition, the higher the respondent’s educational degree level, the more prepared the respondent felt for providing counseling services.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Student counselors--Evaluation; Educational accountability

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Department of Psychology (CLA)


Merydith, Scott

Advisor/Committee Member

Lukomski, Jennifer


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