Quiz: Roles of the School Counselor

Question 1 1 pts
__________ founded and served as the director and vocational counselor of the Vocational Bureau of Boston in 1908?
Group of answer choices

Frank Parsons

Eli Weaver

Jesse B. Davis

E. G. Williamson

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Question 2 1 pts
The trait and factor approach to the vocational guidance process includes all of the following EXCEPT
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a clear understanding of one’s and others’ personal qualities.

insight and plan for future goals and plans of a given vocation.

knowledge of the requirements for success in various lines of work.

true reasoning on the relations of the facts gathered.

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Question 3 1 pts
Much of the legislation in the 1970s focused on
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vocational education and career education.

reducing career guidance in schools.

early education initiatives.

none of the above.

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Question 4 1 pts
The ASCA identified all of the following areas as the focus of school counseling programs EXCEPT
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Question 5 1 pts
In 1964, the NDEA Title A was passed, which extended counseling to
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elementary schools.

middle schools.

high schools.

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Question 6 1 pts
In 1942, Brewer contended that there were four conditions that gave rise to guidance and counseling in the U. S. schools. They include all of the following EXCEPT
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division of labor.

growth of democracy.

lack of technology.

extension of vocational education.

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Question 7 1 pts
Cowley emphasized guidance as the
Group of answer choices

personalization of education.

integration of education.

coordination of student personnel services.

all of the above.

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Question 8 1 pts
Issues of vocational guidance in the 20th century were confounded by
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changing demographics of the workforce.

decreased dropouts.

interests in “book” education.

interests in cultural sciences.

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Question 9 1 pts
__________ prodded Frank Parsons’ concern for the need for social concern.
Group of answer choices

His work in schools

His brief period of unemployment

His experiences in Boston

His own family’s hardships

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Question 10 1 pts
Until the 1950s there were relatively few professional school counselors across the U. S. because
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there were not many opportunities for professional school counselors.

mental health organizations would not support professional school counselors.

there was little legislative support.

counselors were too highly educated for the public schools of that time.

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Question 11 1 pts
Herr (1998) considers all of the following to be concerns affecting the future role of professional school counselors, EXCEPT
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the degree to which they are viewed as helping all students or a select few.

the degree to which their programs are horizontally articulated.

the degree to which they should be considered generalists or specialists.

the degree to which they should have a reasonable student load.

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Question 12 1 pts
By the mid 1930’s
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many tests, mostly of intelligence, had become available.

major theories of counseling had been formed.

every school had at least one professional school counselor.

professional school counselors were cast in the role of administrator.

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Question 13 1 pts
Parsons founded the Vocational Bureau of Boston and
Group of answer choices

did not receive credit for his accomplishment.

died soon after its opening.

was unable to collect funds to support its upkeep.

none of the above.

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Question 14 1 pts
The National Defense Education Act required states to submit plans for
Group of answer choices

counseling services to make sure all children received an appropriate education.

the testing of secondary students so that academically talented students could be identified and encouraged to pursue the sciences.

professional school counselors to be put in every school.

disadvantaged youth to receive the same education as other children.

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Question 15 1 pts
The __________ required states to submit plans on how they would test secondary students so that the academically talented students would be encouraged to study the sciences?
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Cold War Act

National Defense Education Act

Vocational Science Act

Hard Sciences Act

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Question 16 1 pts
The purpose of industrial education was to
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prevent young children from working in the coal mines.

encourage the importance of work in the classroom.

prepare students for entering the work force.

prepare “captains of industry” for university faculty positions.

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Question 17 1 pts
During the 1930’s and 1940’s, __________ were considered an official liaison between the school, home, and community social agencies?
Group of answer choices

professional school counselors.

social workers.

school psychologists.


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Question 18 1 pts
The Soviet Union launch of Sputnik precipitated a major national outpouring of news suggesting that the American schools
Group of answer choices

had no intention to teach American students about space.

were not interested in career advancement for American students.

had failed to produce students whose scientific and mathematical skills were competitive with those of the Soviet Union.

were not keeping up with the advancement of technology.

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Question 19 1 pts
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act required that states
Group of answer choices

adopt a specific approach to testing and accountability.

take direct action to improve poorly performing schools.

raise the qualifications of teachers.

all of the above.

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Question 20 1 pts
Cowley reported areas that were evolving in the public schools. Which of the following did he NOT include in his report?
Group of answer choices

guidance as an authority on students’ vocational choices.

guidance as the personalization of education.

guidance as the integration of education.

guidance as the coordination of student personnel services.

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Question 21 1 pts
Parsons was motivated to create a professional school counseling program due to his extensive work with
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needy children.

professionals in the school system.

parents of disabled students.


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Question 22 1 pts
All of the following phenomena raised concerns at the beginning of the 20th century about whether current forms of education were appropriate, EXCEPT
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Question 23 1 pts
__________ stated that the four most important conditions affecting counseling were division of labor, growth of technology, extension of vocational education and the spread of democracy.
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Question 24 1 pts
In the early years of guidance, the Dean of Students was in charge of such services as
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all of the above.

Flag question: Question 25

Question 25 1 pts
The impact of the Civil Rights and Women’s Liberation Movements and the legislation that led to mainstreaming special education students was driving attention of professional school counselors to
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emphasize diversity in schools and the needs of special populations for school counseling.

encourage students to study mathematics and science.

prepare students for higher education.

the fate of the American educational system.

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