Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

Counselor’s Corner: National Runaway Prevention Month

National Runaway Prevention Month, which is hosted in November, was created to shed light on the staggering statistics related to runaway kids. According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, an estimated 1.6 million kids run away each … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: #ReachHigher for Red Ribbon Week

Every October, the National Family Partnership—a parent advocacy group that works to prevent drug abuse in kids—names a Red Ribbon Week as a way to raise drug awareness. This year, Red Ribbon Week is October 23–31. In my experience, I … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Kids’ Goal-Setting: SMART Goals

As educators we are called upon at the beginning of each school year to set goals for ourselves. Throughout the year, we reflect and change our practice based on our goals. Educators and parents can play a valuable role in … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Connecting and Collaborating with Your School and Community

As a school counselor, one of the most rewarding aspects of your job can be connecting and collaborating with members of your school and community. I like to think of school counseling as a boat. Building relationships with educational staff … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Summer News Recap for School Counselors

This has been a big summer for school counselors! The American School Counselor Association National Conference was held June 29–July 2 in Orlando, Florida. I learned lots of new information to relay to school counselors for the upcoming school year. … Continue reading

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