10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

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The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin

…ke to help me by volunteering to let me interview you, please email me, send me a Tweet, or message on Facebook, letting me know you want to interview. You do not have to be a tech guru or even know a huge amount about using technology in counseling – my interest is what got you started, how you kept going, and what types of tips can you pass along to fellow counselors following the same path. So, without further ado – here is…

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Guest Post: History of School Counseling – A Timeline

Guest Post: History of School Counseling – A Timeline

…s also showcase the impact of categorizing counselors as primary mental health professionals, 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…

Counseling Advisory Team: My Experience in the First Year

Counseling Advisory Team: My Experience in the First Year

…here to help you! Step Four: The Meeting My first meeting was very much an introduction. Introducing myself, the other team members since many (even in our very small town/school) did not know each other, and introducing the counseling program. Some of the agenda points we discussed were what is a counseling advisory team, what am I looking to get from them, how they can support the counseling department, brief overview of RAMP/ASCA/National…

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

…blets in the Classroom, and others. For more video blogs or to view this Video Blog posting on YouTube, please visit (& Subscribe for updates): http://www.youtube.com/user/TheCounselingGeek How to start implementing technology in your counseling program series: Most are nerveous about how to start or resistant! Technology is growing exponentially – Moore’s Law tells # of transistors on chip double every 18 – 24 months….

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

…re it is now. Before moving on – I want you to take about 30 minutes and go through your blog with a fine toothed comb. You are looking for 3 things: 1. What are things/elements/tools you love about your current school counseling blog? 2. What are things that you want to change about your school counseling blog? 3. What are your goals with the new and improved blog once complete? If you can answer those questions (write them down!), you…

The Counseling Geek Tech Highlight: Any.Do

The Counseling Geek Tech Highlight: Any.Do

…everting to my first ever cell phone – the Motorola Razor Flip Phone. Needless to say, they don’t build 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 –…

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

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

…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. One of my favorite sayings when helping people troubleshoot their tech is “Technology is great except when it doesn’t work”. The great (and repetitious) Spiderman line of “with great power comes great responsibility” rings very true with the use of technology….

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