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One week per year, school counselors from around the nation, find ways to spread the word about how school counselors positively impact their schools. National School Counseling Week (NSCW) is a week to celebrate the profession. The American School Counseling Association, or ASCA, has created this week to advocate for the importance of our […]Continue reading
From time to time, you are going to have a conversation with an angry parent. No matter how hard you try and how much you give, there will eventually be somebody who gets upset for one reason or the other. Remembering some simple rules for dealing with angry parents can help you improve your parent […]Continue reading
“Tracking school counseling time is my favorite task,” said no counselor ever. (especially not The Counseling Teacher!) I have to admit that keeping a time usage log makes me cringe. From phone calls and emails, to every conversation in the hallway, we are always working towards meeting the recommended time usage percentages posted by the […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Blog Posts for School Counselors From all reaches of the interwebs and school counseling offices large and closet-sized, our round-up of September Blog posts from some brilliant, confident, gorgeous counselors, teachers, and parents. New Students & Small Groups How to Welcome New Students from Exploring School Counseling. Jeannie has a simple free activity that you can […]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