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…

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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…

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…

SC|CS Scholarship

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School Counselor Shopping List: End of the 2015-2016 Year Review

School Counselor Shopping List: End of the 2015-2016 Year Review

Happy Summer of Shopping! Hopefully most of you get to take a break at this time of the year. I wanted to share the last School Counselor Shopping List of the 15-16 year with you. This series about products that I have purchased myself and love. I want to share the personal experience and pass on the goodies to you too! (Please note – most of the item links below are affiliate links. These provide a small % back to the referring party…

School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014

School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014

Hello fellow Geeks. I am going to start a new feature on The Counseling Geek this week – I am dubbing it the School Counselor Shopping List. I am not sure about you – but I am an avid online shopper, high quality item finder, and a seeker of good deals. I thought I could share some of my golden finds with you (and how I am using them in my counseling programs! I will most likely post bi-monthly about some of the recent purchases (or wish list

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…

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…

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…

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