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    Re: Counseling Positions
    School Psyc

    You only need a Masters to become certified. You mean they just had
    not done the school counseling courses and internship?

    On 2/13/12, Dave wrote:
    > Its still crazy for counselors, this time of the year there is
    > still unusual number of vacancies. Several positions at good
    > schools went to those who weren't even certified. They just had a
    > Masters
    >
    > On 2/13/12, D. Thomas wrote:
    >> Yeah, it was crazy this year for counselors.
    >>
    >> We're still waiting to hear about Hong Kong. They are supposed
    >> to start making decisions/offers between the 15th-20th. The
    >> suspense is killing me.
    >>
    >> On 2/12/12, Dave wrote:
    >>> But those are already filled, so it's a moot point. It
    >>> would be a MUCH longer list if it was just elite
    >> schools,
    >>> that I WOULD have applied too.
    >>>
    >>> On 2/12/12, D. Thomas wrote:
    >>>> Plus positions that have already been filled this
    >>>> season at Western Academy
    >>>> of Beijing (3 positions), New Int'l School of Thailand
    >>>> and a few others I forget by now.
    >>>>
    >>>> On 2/12/12, Dave wrote:
    >>>>> There are about 44 posted vacancies on Search, at the
    >>>>> "Top Tier" elite school (subjective
    >>>>> definition), I listed the following I would apply too
    >>>>> :
    >>>>>
    >>>>> International School of Brussels American School of
    >>>>> Brasilia (Brazil) Beijing City International School
    >>>>> Canadian International School of Hong Kong Hong Kong
    >>>>> International School Copenhagen International School
    >>>>> (Denmark) Munich International School (Germany) John
    >>>>> F. Kennedy German-American Community School Korea
    >>>>> International School International School Manila
    >>>>> (Philippines) American School of Madrid (Spain)
    >>>>> International School Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>> On 2/11/12, School Psyc wrote:
    >>>>>> What are some of the top tier schools that are looking?
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> On 2/07/12, Dave wrote:
    >>>>>>> Schools creating larger student service
    >>>>>>> departments. MANY schools until now have had very
    >>>>>>> small student services departments, usually a
    >>>>>>> single counselor. For some schools their current
    >>>>>>> counselor(s) are also moving up into DIP, high
    >>>>>>> school as college advisors, creating a vacuum in
    >>>>>>> the earlier grades.
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> On 2/06/12, D. Thomas wrote:
    >>>>>>>> Possibly. But it did seem that a fair few of
    >>>>>>>> those positions were at the middle and
    >>>>>>>> elementary level.
    >>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>> n 2/06/12, Dave wrote:
    >>>>>>>>> Increase in Student Services. I think the
    >>>>>>>>> increase is from more schools recognizing the
    >>>>>>>>> importance of school services. These are
    >>>>>>>>> schools that before had a token counselor,
    >>>>>>>>> and are increasing the size of their
    >>>>>>>>> counseling department. This increased need is
    >>>>>>>>> largely in the form of college advising.
    >>>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>>> Historically, students went to a local
    >>>>>>>>> university after high school for their
    >>>>>>>>> bachelors, and the to the West (UK, USA, etc)
    >>>>>>>>> for their Masters (MBA). What were seeing is
    >>>>>>>>> a significant increase in students wanting to
    >>>>>>>>> go abroad for their bachelors.
    >>>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>>> Its easier to think of the increase in school
    >>>>>>>>> counselors less in the traditional mental
    >>>>>>>>> health model, and more as a career
    >>>>>>>>> advisor/life coach approach.
    >>>>>>>>>
    >>>>>>>>> On 2/06/12, D Thomas wrote:
    >>>>>>>>>> So whats with the counseling positions at
    >>>>>>>>>> top tier schools this year? Some even had
    >>>>>>>>>> multiple openings at the same school. And
    >>>>>>>>>> it seemed like a lot newbies just walked
    >>>>>>>>>> into top schools this year. Not that I'm
    >>>>>>>>>> jealous (much).