NRS 391.293
Duties, authority and supervision of school counselor.


A school counselor shall:


Design and deliver a comprehensive program for school counseling that promotes achievement of pupils; and


Devote not less than 80 percent of his or her time providing direct or indirect services to pupils.


A school counselor may, through consultation or collaboration with other educational personnel or by providing direct services:


Analyze data concerning the academic, career, social and emotional development of pupils to identify issues, needs and challenges of pupils;


Address needs relating to the academic, career, social and emotional development of all pupils;


Advocate for equitable access to a rigorous education for all pupils and work to remove systemic barriers to such access;


Deliver school counseling lessons through large-group, classroom, small-group and individual settings to promote pupil success;


Provide to individual pupils services relating to academic planning and goal setting;


Provide peer facilitation, crisis counseling and short-term counseling to pupils in individual and small-group settings;


Provide referrals to a pupil and the parent or legal guardian of a pupil, as needed, for additional support services provided by the school or within the community;


Participate on committees within the school and the school district, as appropriate; and


Participate in planning for and implementing a response to a crisis at the school.


Each school counselor must be supervised by a licensed administrator.

Source: Section 391.293 — Duties, authority and supervision of school counselor., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-391.­html#NRS391Sec293.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

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