counselor would not have the authority to implement the school counseling program. The
principal must sign off as the authority figure so the school counselor can put the school
counseling program in motion.
Component #5: Accountability
1) Student describes the purpose of results reports and identifies essential elements of a results
report. Students are encouraged, not required, to attach a sample results report that you have
created in any of your courses as a sample, if possible (e.g., the School Counseling Operational
Report of Effectiveness--SCORE).
2) Student describes the difference between proximal and distal evaluation and process and
outcome data. Student describes in detail a process for assessing the effectiveness of a
comprehensive school counseling program on a yearly basis using a variety of strategies
including both proximal and distal outcome data. Identify specific data sources to be collected
and analyzed, and attach any instruments that may be a part of your annual evaluation plan.