This program provides funding to LEAs to establish or expand elementary and secondary school counseling programs, with special consideration given to applicants that can:
- Demonstrate the greatest need for counseling services in the schools to be served;
- Propose the most innovative and promising approaches; and
- Show the greatest potential for replication and dissemination.
TYPES OF PROJECTS
Projects should: (1) use a developmental, preventive approach, (2) expand the inventory of effective counseling programs, (3) include in-service training, and (4) involve parents and community groups.