2017 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 5 - Personnel
Part 3 - Rights and Duties of Other Personnel Generally
§ 49-5-302. School counselors and school teachers.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 49-5-302 (2017)
  • (a) A school counselor or school teacher is responsible solely for providing counseling and guidance to students at the school or schools at which the counselor is employed. If a counselor is employed as such on a less than full-time basis, those hours devoted to guidance and counseling shall be specified and adhered to closely. A school counselor is not responsible for general school administration or reports, except such reports as may be connected with the school's guidance program.
  • (b) Counseling and guidance include, but are not limited to:
    • (1) Counseling on academic problems or decisions;
    • (2) Counseling on social or peer-group pressure problems;
    • (3) Career counseling and guidance;
    • (4) Guidance on socialization and group interaction;
    • (5) Motivational guidance;
    • (6) Behavioral guidance; and
    • (7) Counseling on personal problems.
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