ASCA Mindsets & Clymb

What are the ASCA Student Standards: Mindsets & Behaviors?

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Mindsets provide a framework for the development of students' academic, social-emotional and college & career readiness skills.

There are 36 ASCA Student Standards, divided into 2 categories, which are intended to shape students' attitudes and behaviors through comprehensive school counseling programs.

Category 1: Mindset Standards include the standards and beliefs that students have about themselves that influence their behavior and academic performance.

Category 2: Behavior Standards include standards include behaviors commonly associated with being a successful student learning strategies, social skills.


Clymb & ASCA Student Standards

How does Clymb fit within the ASCA Mindsets?

Clymb delivers personalized social-emotional wellness content to each student enabling them to develop essential skills and competenciesthat help them navigate the world more effectively. Clymb’s resources are aligned with the 5 CASEL competencies: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Responsible Decision-Making, Relationship Skills and Social Awareness.

Particularly, Clymb’s Growth Mindset statements encourage beliefs that promote academic and personal success. Clymb supports the whole child by enhancing physical, emotional, mental wellbeing and thereby also improves school climate and academic achievement.


Clymb supports ASCA standards:

ASCA Mindset Standards

M 1. Belief in development of whole self, including a healthy balance of mental, social/emotional and physical well-being.

M 2. Sense of acceptance, respect, support and inclusion for self and others in the school environment.

M 3. Positive attitude toward work and learning.

M 4. Self-confidence in ability to succeed.

ASCA Behavior Standards

Self-Management Skills

  • B-SMS 1. Responsibility for self and actions
  • B-SMS 2. Self-discipline and self-control
  • B-SMS 7. Effective coping skills

Social Skills

  • B-SS 2. Positive, respectful and supportive relationships with students who are similar to and different from them
  • B-SS 4. Empathy
  • B-SS 5. Ethical decision-making and social responsibility

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