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The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin

…eling degree from Lindenwood University in Missouri, is a certified school psychological examiner, and a counselor educator. You can follow her on Twitter using @Prof_Polzin and she regularly posts awesome info the help with counseling PD.Elizabeth Polzin ( The Counseling Geek: Can you describe a bit about your past experience as a counselor and how you got started in the profession? @Prof_Polzin: I completed my Master of Arts in…

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…cy, please do not provide any personal information to The Counseling Geek. If you have provided personal information to The Counseling Geek and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as outlined herein, please notify The Counseling Geek at [email protected] Security Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be considered 100% secure. However, your The Counseling Geek information is protected for your privacy and…

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

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

…trol. We are not talking about any coding or knowledge needed of webdesign. With today’s FREE tools – anyone (my grandma!) can create their own website. I don’t care what you make it for – your school counseling department, a school counseling blog, your professional portfolio or a bunch of recipes you want to share with your knitting group. The end product is good – but the process of getting there is better when…

Guest Post: History of School Counseling – A Timeline

Guest Post: History of School Counseling – A Timeline

…s. The interactive slides 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!  …

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…

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…

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

…– 24 months. Makes buying technology start getting inexpensive! What I hope to do: Debunk some fears Intro some new and useful tech Connect it to your counseling program But do I have to??? Yes. It is the future (much counseling is turning to online counseling) Online education is increasing as studens become more connected Does it dehuminize our job? What if i am scared? That is natural Taking on something new and unfamiliar will present…

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Megan Kelly (@megan_m_kelly)

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Megan Kelly (@megan_m_kelly)

…? M: Being surrounded by thousands of school counselors who share in the same professional goals and motivations is powerful, especially as a new counselor. It solidified my decision to change my professional focus to school counseling and I was able to create lasting connections with colleagues, both domestically and abroad. J: Why do you think it is important for interns or new school counselors to try to attend the national ASCA conferences?…

Top 5 in 2015: The Counseling Geek’s top posts in 2015

Top 5 in 2015: The Counseling Geek’s top posts in 2015

…Marketing Guide for School Counselors to help with the process. Feel free to download and share this tool. It also goes well paired with Jeremy Goldman and my ASCA 2014 presentation – Branding and Marketing Your School Counseling Program. http://www.thecounselinggeek.com/2014/11/free-printable-communication-marketing-planning-guide-school-counselors.html [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row…

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