As the health crisis of young people continues, new data shows that the number of student and school councilors has risen to the highest level in more than three decades.
But there is still a lot of work to be done across the country to achieve the level of support that is recommended. And at the state level, some have made great progress, while others are lagging behind.
Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes learns more about the findings from the American School Counselor Association and its director Jill Cook.
A sign that reads ‘School Counselors Change Lives’ at the 2022 Annual Conference of the American School Counselor Association in Austin, Texas. (Courtesy of the American School Counselor Association)
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