School Counseling and Psychology


About This Guide

This guide presents academic sources available at BU. You may want to begin by finding background information first, such as this overview of the ‘Role of the School Counselor‘ from the American School Counselor Association, but note when and how to use background material.


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BULSUse these databases to discover articles, books, and other literature on your topic. Note that if you come across a citation without full text, do not assume the library has no access. Learn how to Get Full Text.
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edfull textChild Development & Adolescent Studies
Education Full Text
Google Scholar
Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests In Print
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Social Sciences Full Text
Sociological Abstracts


The best way to discover articles is to search databases (try Search) – you will be searching millions of records at once. Following journal literature is an effective means of scholarship.
buls journalsAustralian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology
British Journal of Health Psychology
Counseling Psychologist
Journal of College Counseling
Journal of Counseling and Development
Journal of Counseling Psychology
Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation
Journal of Educational Psychology
Journal of Humanistic Counseling Education and Development
Journal of Mental Health Counseling
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
Journal of School Counseling
Journal of School Psychology
Professional School Counseling
Psychology in the Schools
School Psychology Quarterly
School Psychology Review


American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association
American School Counselor Association
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
Education Consumer Guide on Mentoring
Teaching Educational Psychology
This Week in the History of Psychology


Discovering our print books and eBooks can be done through Search. Current members of the BU community can borrow books that we don’t own through our interlibrary borrowing services.

Select Print Books

The Adolescent Brain : Learning, Reasoning, and Decision-Making

Mugar BF724 .A274 2012

The Brain-Targeted Teaching Model for 21st-Century Schools

Education LB1057 .H26 2012

Child and Adolescent Suicidal Behavior : School-Based Prevention , Assessment, and Intervention

Mugar HV6545.8 .M55 2011

Counseling Children : A Core Issues Approach

Mugar RJ504 .H347 2011

The Education of Selves : How Psychology Transformed Students

Mugar LB1051 .M311 2013

Handbook of Counselling Psychology

Mugar BF637.C6 H316 2010

Improving Classroom Effectiveness : Strong Psychology for Strong Methods

Education LB1060 .J667 2012

The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

Mugar LB1027.55 .O94 2011

Relationship Pathways : From Adolescence to Adulthood

Mugar BF724 .R393 2012

School Counselor’s Guide : Elementary School Guidance Curriculum Activities

Education LB1027.5 .N454 2011

Winnicott’s Children : Independent Psychoanalytic Approaches with Children and Adolescents

Mugar RJ504.2 .W55 2012

Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers

Education LB1124 .D44 2008

Conducting School-Based Functional Behavioral Assessments : A Practitioner’s Guide

Education LB1124 .W38 2009

Essentials of Response to Intervention

Education LB2822.75 .V373 2010

Handbook of Multicultural Assessment: Clinical, Psychological and Educational Applications

Mugar BF176 .H36 2008

Mental Measurements Yearbook

Education Reference Z5814.P8 B91 Also available online

Multicultural Psychoeducational Assessment

Mugar BF176 .G75 2009

Tests: A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psychology, Education, and Business

Mugar Reference BF176 .T43 2008