Whereas counseling faculty assigned to various student service programs (EOPS, DSP&S, GAIN) are being supervised by program directors, and
Whereas California community college counseling faculty are subject matter experts in their discipline and in the delivery of counseling services to students, and
Whereas the Academic Senate document "Standards of Practice for California Community College Counseling Programs" clearly delineates a reporting relationship to the counseling discipline dean, and
Whereas Title 5, article 5, regulation 56260, specifically states, "all staff funded by EOPS who are not supervised by EOPS director shall be accountable to the EOPS director for services rendered only,"
Resolved that the Academic Senate urge local senates to ensure that counseling faculty assigned to various student service programs (DSP&S, EOPS, and GAIN) are permitted to counsel in accordance with recommendations in the Senate documents "The Role of Counseling Faculty in the California Community Colleges" (Spring 95)and "Standards of Practice for California Community College Counseling Programs" (Spring 97).
The committee continues to urge local senates through breakouts and Rostrum articles.