Category Archives: Counselor’s Corner

3 Ways Educators Can Work Through Their Pandemic Trauma

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis The division I live and work in doesn’t start receiving students until mid-September. However, staff are already back in the building and … Continue reading

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How to Cope with Change and Uncertainty in the Future

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Whew! We did it, folks. Wait . . . did we? While we celebrate having survived this school year and look forward … Continue reading

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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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