Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

Helping Students Cope with Holiday Stress

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids The holidays can be a joyful time for many of us. Kids look forward to gift giving, having time off from … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Strategies for Anger Management

By Barbara Gruener Okay, I’ll admit it: When I was growing up, I had no idea how to deal with my anger well. Not one little bit. During my formative years, I was sent to my room to get over … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Strategies for Educators

By Barbara Gruener As I set my goals for this year, increasing the use of mindfulness professionally and personally was at the top of the list. I attended a learning session about it at the character conference in Wisconsin this … Continue reading

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Engaging Parents in Student Success

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. This wise proverb, suspected to have come from African roots, is really speaking to me as we launch into the 2017–2018 school … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Strategies for Kids with ADHD

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. If you’ve been a caregiver for any amount of time, you may be familiar with the characteristics of a child diagnosed with … Continue reading

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