Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

How Trauma Impacts Students’ Motivation

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis My daughter is nineteen years old and deep in the throes of individuation. She has always been one of those kids that … Continue reading

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How Educators Can Use Social Media for Good

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Social media has taken on a Shakespearian role in our lives in which we love it and we hate it simultaneously. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Goal Setting During Uncertain Times: How Educators Can Help Students Look Forward

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis When it comes to goal setting, I would typically advise that people face forward instead of looking back. However, 2020 threw us … Continue reading

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Students and Resilience During the Pandemic

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis It’s a strange time. We are sad about our lives being on hold, and yet we have enjoyed time with ourselves in … Continue reading

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Helping Students Cope with Post-Election Divisiveness

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Riddle: What is two words, 12 letters, evokes apocalyptic fears, ensures 1,075 ads a day, creates compulsive opinion sharing between strangers, and … Continue reading

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