Development of Perceived School Counselor Support Scale: Based on the ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors

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Mehmet Akif Karaman
Cemal Karadaş
Javier Cavazos Vela


This study presents a culturally and psychometrically sound instrument of perceived school counselor support among Turkish high school students. The study has been framed using American School Counseling Association’s Mindsets and Behaviors for Students Success Model to create a valuable instrument that measures students’ perceptions of their school counselors’ support in a different culture, society, and education system. The results of this study supported the theoretical based Perceived School Counselor Support Scale long and short forms providing initial and strong evidence based on internal structure and relations to other variables. Internal consistency estimates on subscales ranged from good to strong.

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Karaman, M. A., Karadaş, C., & Cavazos Vela, J. (2019). Development of Perceived School Counselor Support Scale: Based on the ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors. International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 6(2), 202-217. Retrieved from


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