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Finding the balance – What is your school counseling style?

Finding the balance – What is your school counseling style?

What is your approach to school counseling? For this posting – I have decided to deviate a little from the technology side of the world and talk about something a little different.This post is more of an op-ed then a tech-centric blog post. I also hope to get you (and I) thinking critically about our approaches to student counseling. When we were in graduate school (or if you still are), we learned about Adler, Gestalt and CBT and more…

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

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

Not a New Year’s Resolution As we start (at the time of posting) a new year – many people will set out to meet extreme goals and the same thing you have told yourself each January for the last ten years. Do not make this your New Year’s Resolution. Infusing technology in your school counseling program doesn’t have to be painful – but it does have to be a priority. As the world of education and child development…

The Counseling Geek Speaks

Looking for a breakout or keynote speaker? I love to work with state school counselor associations, school districts, departments of education, and others to create engaging, knowledgeable, and relevant presentations to school counselors, counselor educators, district and state administrators, and other stakeholders. I enjoy public speaking and getting to meet a lot of new contacts through the experience, while sharing some of my knowledge. If…

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

The American School Counselor Association Specialist Programs Perusing Facebook and Twitter – I see more and more questions about the growing list of School Counselor Specialist Certificate programs offered by The American School Counselor Association’s ASCA U. Questions range from “is it worth the money and time” to “how much did you learn from the program” – I will aim to answer both about the two I…

National School Counseling Week Gift Ideas for School Counselor Super Heroes

National School Counseling Week Gift Ideas for School Counselor Super Heroes

National School Counseling Week Is Coming Principals, supervisors, and co-workers – it’s time to shop for those sometimes overlooked but all too important people in your office – the school counselors! The first full week of February is our yearly celebration of the profession and is used as an opportunity to support and promote the role of the school counselor. We call it National School Counseling Week. You can check out…

8 Blogs Every School Counselor Needs to Follow

8 Blogs Every School Counselor Needs to Follow

Who loves blogs? This guy. Although I enjoy getting to write this blog – I love to make my way around the school counseling blog-o-sphere. I get to learn from all the innovative new approaches from my colleagues in the trenches – many of whom I now get to call friend. Sometimes landing on a new blog or resource can be challenging because of our time or knowledge of where to look. I went ahead and did a little heavy lifting for you…

SC|CS Scholarship

Why SC|CS? “I am SO GRATEFUL to be a recipient of the SC|CS this year! This scholarship opened the door of funding for me. After recieving word that I was a recipient, I shared my excitement at a district level counseling meeting as “something I was looking forward to.” Upon sharing, my coordinator suggested I fill out a form for funding. I was so excited to find out that my district was going to reimburse me for airfare,…

How to Manage Your School Counseling Appointments 2.0

How to Manage Your School Counseling Appointments 2.0

I’ve made some changes. I have long been a proponent and avid user of online scheduling tools in my school counseling practice. For years, I’ve used ScheduleOnce as my go to scheduling tool. If you want to learn more about my experience with ScheduleOnce, please click here to read that blog post. I still love ScheduleOnce, but I have needed to make a few changes within the school counseling office (which I will explain below) that…

Read: Insight from Awesome School Counselors – Interview & Applicant Essentials

Read: Insight from Awesome School Counselors – Interview & Applicant Essentials

Looking for a new position (or your first position)? – check out the advice of school counselors around the US As we enter the long awaited, for current counselors, Spring time — or the dreaded and anxiety inspiring time frame for those looking for work — I decided that I would revamp some of the Interviewing Interviews from the past. Instead of interviewing one person – I reached out to many of my contacts around the…

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