Working with students with anxiety in the school setting really requires a team effort! Caregivers and school personnel need to be on the same page to encourage similar strategies, recognize
Parent buy-in for counseling services can be challenging in many communities. Some parents comes with preconceived ideas about counseling and what school counselors do. Our roles and the mental health
As counselors, we know that parent engagement and involvement is important. We also know that it can be tricky to find ways to get parents involved in their child’s social-emotional
Involving parents in your school counseling program and in the school in general can often get overlooked. I remember the story of a principal who had a student absentee problem.
At some point, you will have to call Child Services on a family due to abuse or neglect. This is something that all of us dread. It is very likely
Do you host parents events at your school? Are you thinking about it? Parents events can be a great way to build community, extend your school counseling program, and provide
It’s the beginning of the school year filled with fresh haircuts, the sound of new squeaky sneakers, and the smell new crayons! This new beginning is exciting. It can also
Creating a counselor parent relationship at the beginning of the year is super important. Parents are experts on their children. They know their kids better than anyone else and can articulate