The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin
Aug07

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin

…iew Series. I wanted to try to reach out and get some info, tips, and advice from fellow counselors about using technology in their counseling program. This is the first installment I have another one coming very soon, so stay tuned. The interviews will be held via different media – from a written interview (like this one) to video interviews over Skype/Google Hangouts. I am excited about this because I not only learn a lot myself, but I fe…

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…s you include the following copyright notice: “© Jeff Ream. All rights reserved. Originally published at www.thecounselinggeek.com.” re-post a summary of content (or an excerpt of up to 100 words) with a link back to the original post link to our site or any of our public posts We do not allow any of the following without our written permission: re-posting our content in its entirety altering or selling any content on this site translation of our…

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Guest Post: History of School Counseling – A Timeline
Jun20

Guest Post: History of School Counseling – A Timeline

…als, as a way to legitimize the profession and differentiate those who are certified counselors. The History of Counseling examines how counseling techniques and the overall profession have evolved throughout the last few centuries, leading us to the counseling practices and techniques we know and use today. Check it out here!   Editorial note: I tend to not post many guest entries on my blog, but this was one that I found interesting and fi…

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Counseling Advisory Team: My Experience in the First Year
Jun08

Counseling Advisory Team: My Experience in the First Year

…ter getting through the college application season in the fall and coming into a new position with basically no counseling program in place – I wanted to get things rolling the right direction. With a goal set reaching a RAMP award in the next 5 – 7 years, I wanted to begin the process of gather data, tracking my time, and developing the partnerships with all the different stakeholders in our school and community. To give you a sense…

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

…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 Internet…

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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen
Aug05

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Time to pack up and move your school counseling blog In the last post, The First Steps in the Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series, we looked at some of the needed foundations for moving your free school counseling blog to one that allows you more freedom. In this post – we will look at what it looks like to actually pack up and move your old school counseling blog (whether on Blogger or WordPress.com). We will take a general o…

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The Counseling Geek Tech Highlight: Any.Do
Sep29

The Counseling Geek Tech Highlight: Any.Do

…ld phones to last very long any more, but finally old faithful died. So I made the plunge into the smart phone (Tech: Great – Wallet: Eeek). Long story short – I got the Android Samsung Galaxy SIII (and have since tweaked it to run Cyanogenmod…but email me if you want to geek out together). All that to say – Any.Do is a great To-Do list manager! I was a fan before my smartphone days using the browser extension and web inte…

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School Counseling in the Cloud – Keeping Safe with Drive, Box, and Dropbox
Jun06

School Counseling in the Cloud – Keeping Safe with Drive, Box, and Dropbox

With great power comes great responsibility. As a self-proclaimed geek and technophile, I firmly believe that technology enhances our ability to provide positive supports and great comprehensive school counseling programs revolving around the ASCA National Model. I often write about these great tech tools and interesting ways to use technology in our day-to-day school counseling, but I want to take this post and share another side of the story….

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