Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT

Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT

…ol counselors. When we show up to work, we are expected to be communicating with students, parents, colleagues, administrators, and community members on a regular basis. We all had classes that emphasized the basic attending skills (often called SOLER). We need to Sit straight and face the other person, maintain an Open posture and positive body language, Lean towards the person conveying interest, keep a comfortable level of Eye contact,…

Consulting & Professional Development Services

…; border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Are you stuck in the “stone age” with your counseling program, department, or division? Not sure where to start with your epic quest into the 21st century and beyond? Would you like some hands on training, personal assistance with a new tool or have a business project you needs some expert insight? What about some help developing a school counseling marketing…

Home – The Counseling Geek

…221; background_video_width=”1920″ background_video_height=”1080″][et_pb_fullwidth_header title=”Welcome to The Counseling Geek” subhead=”Your place for all things school counseling, 21st Century tech and more!” background_layout=”dark” text_orientation=”center” header_fullscreen=”on” header_scroll_down=”on”…

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

…ors. The two books (which you can buy and read even if you don’t do the program) apart from the ASCA National Model are: Ready, Willing and Able: A Developmental Approach to College Access and Success   Counseling 21st Century Students for Optimal College and Career Readiness: A 9th-12th Grade Curriculum   I especially liked Ready, Willing and Able – by Mandy Savitz-Romer and Suzanne Bouffard (Mandy is a part of the Harvard…

Interview Series: The Dreaded Paper Screen…

Interview Series: The Dreaded Paper Screen…

…ave an HR-generated form that the reviewers use for the paper screen, interview, and final selection that help rate the applicant on attributes. Our rating sheet had boxes to rate the applicant’s education, experience, skills, two spots for optional ratings. There was also a box for notes, which was important, and a final box to recommend an interview or not. As someone who has submitted well over 100 applications for positions, let me…

School Counseling Technology – An Overview and Introduction (Video Blog)

This is my first posting for the series on getting started with improving or introducing 21st Century Skills and new technology into your counseling program. This weeks edition is an intro to the series and I hope to quell some fears regarding getting started and talk a bit about where we will be going in the next few weeks. Hint: Google Docs, Wix.com (where this site is hosted), Counseling Time and Statistics programs, Powerpoint, Being…

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (1 of 2)

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (1 of 2)

…s, Techniques, Activities & Worksheets​ – $23 Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety: A Workbook for Overcoming Anxiety at Home, at School, and Everywhere Else – $12 The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness Skills to Help You Deal with Stress – $12 The Mindfulness Toolbox: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Anxiety, Depression, Stress & Pain – $24 The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You…

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