A collaborative blog written by school counselors, school psychologists, and school social workers.

October 18, 2020

Teaching Kids The Definition Of Bullying

Learn why it is important to teach students the definition of bullying and how you can do it with these tips.

Are the students at your school confused about what bullying really means? Do they refer to any mean act as bullying? Maybe they keep serious bullying under wraps because they don’t think it’s a big deal? Teaching kids the definition of bullying will help you cut down on the confusion. It will also help students […]

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October 11, 2020

Life Changing Self Care Tips for School Counselors

Life Changing Self Care

Self-care for school counselors is an important aspect of your routine as a helping professional. Holding yourself accountable is key to building the resiliency you need to care for others. Unfortunately, caring for yourself is often placed on the back burner because you might feel like there’s not enough time or energy, for self-care.  You […]

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September 29, 2019

What routines do you use in counseling?

Ever feel like your group and individual sessions can feel a little too loose? A little unplanned? Using routines during your sessions may be an incredible help. They save time getting students engaged because they already know what to expect. You will spend less time planning when you know what you need to do for […]

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September 25, 2019

Suicide Prevention Apps

(Disclaimer: Apps cannot replace professional help and support for those struggling with thoughts of suicide. If you are concerned someone is in danger or at an increased risk of suicide, reach out for professional help immediately and notify the child’s parent or guardian.) The kids of today have access to thousands of apps at the […]

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September 19, 2019

Easy Ways to Make Individual Student Connections

individual student connections

Getting to know students can be overwhelming at the start of a new school year. You may have a large caseload or may be the only counselor at your school. How can you make individual student connections when this is your situation? Use Duty Assignments to Make Student Connections If you have an assigned duty […]

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