The Center for School Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation provides quarterly research briefs that summarize the exemplary outcome research completed in the field of school counseling.
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Brief 8.2 - The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah?
Brief 8.1 - Does a School-wide Intervention to Improve School Climate Have a Long-Term Effect on Middle School Student Behavior and Well-Being?
Brief 4.1 – Does the Bully Busters Intervention Reduce Bullying in Middle School Students?
Brief 4.2 – What Effect Does a Career Intervention Have on At-Risk Middle School Students’ Career Maturity Levels, Self-Esteem, and Academic Achievement?
Brief 4.3 – Does Problem-Solving and Goal-Setting Instruction Promote Self-Determination in Early Elementary Students with Disabilities?
Brief 3.1 – Does the Peacebuilders Intervention Reduce Violence in Schools?
Brief 3.2 – Does a School-Based Social Skills Program Have an Effect on Students’ Behavior and Social Skills?
Brief 3.3 - A Lesson of Meta-Analysis: Does Group Counseling with Children and Adolescents Make a Difference?
Brief 3.4 – College Transition Planning for Students with Learning Disabilities: What Does the Research Tell Us?
Brief 2.1 – The Effects of Students’ Middle-School and High-School Experiences on Completion of the Bachelor’s Degree: How Can School Counselors Make a Difference?
Brief 2.2 – What are the Effects of Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Programs on Early Elementary Students’ Academic Achievement?
Brief 2.3 – Does Implementing a Research-Based School Counseling Curriculum Enhance Student Achievement?
Brief 2.4 – Study of Pupil Personnel Ratios, Services, and Programs in California
Brief 2.5- An Evidence-Based Violence Prevention Curriculum for Elementary School Children
Brief 1.1 – What Are the Expected Benefits Associated with Implementing a Comprehensive Guidance Program?
Brief 1.2 – How do Career Interventions Impact the Educational Choices of Eighth Grade Students?
Brief 1.3 – Interventions for Helping Students at Risk of Dropping Out of School.
Brief 1.4 – Do Expenditures for Student Support Services Lead to Demonstrable Gains in Student Achievement?
CSCORE Review of Research 2018 presented at the Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference 2018
Basic Overview of Funding Opportunities at the Institute of Education Sciences 2016 presentation by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
Strengthening Student Outcome Focused School Counseling Research 2016 presentation at the University of Georgia
Evidence-Based Interventions presented at the 2016 Evidence Based School Counseling Conference (EBSCC)
Evidence Based, Data-Driven Comprehensive School Counseling: an overview presented at the 2016 Evidence Based School Counseling Conference (EBSCC)
CSCORE's annual review of research 2015 presented at the 2015 American Counseling (ACA) National Conference
CSCORE's annual review of research 2014 presented at the 2014 American Counseling (ACA) National Conference
Student Success Skills - Third year results of an IES-funded randomized control trial 2014 presented at the 2014 American Counseling (ACA) National Conference
CSCORE's Annual Review of Research: 2012 Research That Improves School Counseling Practice presented at the 2012 American Counseling (ACA) National Conference
Gather, Report & Implement: Building an Elementary School Counseling Program in Central Falls, Rhode Islandpresented at the 2012 ASCA National Conference
CSCORE's Annual Review of Research: 2011 Research That Improves School Counseling Practice presented at the 2011 American Counseling Association (ACA) Conference
Results of CSCORE's Multi-State School Counseling Research Project presented at the 2010 American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Conference
CSCORE's Annual Review of Research: 2010 Research That Improves School Counseling Practice presented at the 2010 American Counseling Association (ACA) National Conference