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Teaching & Encouraging Growth Mindset Growth mindset, from Dr. Carol Dweck, is a revolutionarily simple yet often misunderstood concept. Teaching and encouraging a growth mindset in students is school counselor territory. In our school, it is essential that we understand the foundational concepts so we can support implementation and work effectively with our students. Confident Counselors […]Continue reading
School counselors work each day to help students develop the social skills to not bully, to help when they see bullying, and feel confident in dealing with a bully themselves. Here are tips and resources from your favorite Confident Counselors. “I like to teach bully prevention to all classes. Instead of focusing on the word […]Continue reading
School counselors serve as experts on school-wide approaches to prevent bullying and encourage a positive school climate. Check out how some Confident Counselors encourage anti-bullying efforts and our favorite resources to carry over their tips. (Pssst. Don’t forget Unity Day on 10/19 and Mix it Up Day on 10/25) “Teach bullying awareness lessons in all classrooms at […]Continue reading
Every day school counselors are dealing with potential bullying incidents, as well as behaviors that are misidentified as bullying. Check out how these Confident Counselors address bullying and our favorite resources. “When a student is referred for bullying behavior, work with them to make a solution-focused goal and then check in with them weekly to […]Continue reading
16 Tips for Organizing and Running Small Group Counseling Small group counseling can be a useful and effective intervention in a school counselor’s repertoire. But, woah can they be challenging to organize and run at first. With over 100 years of practice between all of us, we figured some of our tested tips would be […]Continue reading
Once we have forgotten how great sleeping in feels, we definitely believe this is the best time of year. The slate is wiped clean. We get to start another year, more experienced and more confident. So hold your head high, bring those shoulders back, and bookmark these 10 tips with comments from your favorite Confident Counselors. Start with […]Continue reading