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Iowa School Counselor is the ISCA Newsletter and is part of a partnership with ASCA. Through this partnership, ISCA is able to bring its members timely and informative content on issues and topics that pertain to Iowa counselors everyday. The newsletter is published three times each school year and is a benefit of ISCA membership.

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December 2018 Issue

President's Message:  Going the Distance

Are you Prepared for Subpoena and Court Testimony?

Most school counselors hope to avoid being subpoenaed and testifying in court on behalf of students, but preparation makes a big difference in such a situation.

Legal and Ethical Questions Asked and Answered

School counseling legal and ethical issues can run the gamut of topics. Here, ASCA's legal and ethics experts address some of the questions they encounter often to help guide you in your daily work.

Tech Access, Privacy and Literacy

Maintaining boundaries, helping students and families benefit from technology, and making sure we serve all students are tech challenges school counselors face. On top of that, we must stay tech competent and literate..

The Ethics of Self-Care

School counselors have an ethical imperative to take care of ourselves, not just our students, so we can function most effectively. Know the warning signs of burnout and other issues and consider approaches to care for yourself before burnout hits.

Legal and Ethical Resources from ASCA

Whether you're new to school counseling or have been practicing for years, legal and ethical challenges can still throw you for a loop. ASCA has the resources you need to stay prepared and to meet issues as they arise.

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