Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

How to Include Self-Care for Educators in Professional Development

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Students and staff both need validation in their lives and need to feel as if they are living a purpose-driven life. If … Continue reading

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How to Use Mental Health Check-Ins to Address Students’ Social and Emotional Needs

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Students often have many things going on in their lives that are hidden from view; they may be grappling with traumatic experiences … Continue reading

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How to Connect Virtual and In-Person Students

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Two years ago, we learned to search for unique student needs in our schools. Last year, we learned to reach students learning … Continue reading

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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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