Category Archives for "Group Counseling"

January 15, 2018

Setting Goals for All Students Using Scaffolding

It is essential at the high school level to go beyon a one size fits all model for goal setting and differentiate and scaffold so all students have an opportunity to set goals that work for them.

The start of the new year is the ideal time to reflect and begin setting goals for the remainder of the school year. These can be goals for professional growth, counseling or advisory groups, individual counseling treatment plans, or suggestions you have received from your principal, teachers, or colleagues.   For years, I have worked […]

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August 14, 2017

Making Counseling Groups Work

Groups. Do you love them or hate them? I remember in grad school learning about group theory, the ideal selection process, and writing lesson plans for 12 45-minute sessions. When I started at my first school and saw the reality – way more kids than time, 20 minute lunch groups (while eating), and kids who […]

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March 6, 2017

5 Ways to Use Tissue Boxes in School Counseling

5 ways to use tissue boxes in school counseling

  Inspired by reading Counselor Keri’s “Five Ways To Use Coffee Filters In School Counseling,” I excitedly went through my resources and office supplies to create and share 5 ways counselors can use tissue boxes in counseling. The recycled tissue boxes below can be used both as craft projects and/or therapeutic tools in groups and individual […]

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February 5, 2017

5 Ways to Use Coffee Filters in School Counseling

I am constantly on the hunt for affordable craft supplies to use in counseling lessons and small groups. I troll the dollar aisles of all my favorite stores squirreling away supplies for the perfect lesson. After a visit to a Pre-K classroom decorated with beautiful, unique coffee filter snowflakes, I expanded my craft supply search […]

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