School Counseling

New Years Resolutions for School Counselors

Are you a New Years resolution setter? When it comes to work, I think it’s important to set SMART goals or resolutions we can stick to and measure. I’m not talking about program goals, but those are important too! I’m talking about resolutions that bring about positive changes to create work-life balance and cut out… Continue reading New Years Resolutions for School Counselors

Classroom Guidance, School Counseling

5 Tips to Rock Kindergarten Classroom Guidance Lessons

Aren't Kindergarten students just the sweetest? They are so eager to learn, love to share their ideas (mostly about things other than what you're talking about...), and they jump at the chance to participate. Kindergarten classroom guidance lessons can be so much fun as long as the stage is set for success. I'll be the… Continue reading 5 Tips to Rock Kindergarten Classroom Guidance Lessons

Classroom Guidance, Small Group Counseling

Kindness Demonstration: The Ripple Effect School Counseling Activity

It's not breaking news that bullying is an issue in schools (and the workplace, on the internet, etc.). Counselors everywhere are in the trenches, teaching skills and leading programs that will prevent this behavior so that all students have the opportunity to feel safe and valued in the school environment. To do this, school counselors… Continue reading Kindness Demonstration: The Ripple Effect School Counseling Activity