Age of Consent and Role of the School Counselor

Age of Consent and Roleof the School Counselor

Refer to Understandingthe Age of Consent (linked in Resources) for this discussion.

Research the laws inyour state pertaining to the age of consent for sexual intercourse and post theportion of the law that addresses that topic. Describe and analyze how thisinformation will impact the way a school counselor in your state responds toissues involving youth and sexual activity. Using this law, outline the steps aschool counselor will take when faced with a scenario similar to the onepresented in Understanding the Age of Consent.

My State: South Carolina