Using the ASCA National Model[R] to Facilitate School Transitions.
The American School Counselor Association has developed the ASCA National Model[R] in order to provide school counselors with a structure for effective practice. The ASCA National Model can help school counselors think proactively about how they can best serve the students in their schools, and it contains ideas and tools for developing comprehensive school counseling programs that use the current best practices in the field. This article briefly summarizes the ASCA National Model and uses the model to identify effective program components for addressing student transitions. **********