School-Based Counseling Policy, Policy Research, and Implications: Findings from South Korea

  • Sang Min Lee
  • NaYeon Yang


School-based counseling in South Korea has been rapidly growing over the last decade. Along with its growth, various issues have emerged from the inside of the field as well as from the outside. In this chapter, we briefly reviewed the existing context and policies of Korean school-based counseling and then discussed the policy research on school-based counseling in South Korea. This chapter focused on the following four major research themes: outcome research, the role of school counselors, ethical issues, and multicultural issues. Finally, key issues and implications of policy research in Korean school-based counseling were discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EducationKorea UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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