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A School Counselor’s Role with Students at Risk for Substance Abuse: An Infographic

By Tim Wayne Every day, nearly 7,800 students experiment with drugs for the first time; 12,500 drink alcohol for the first time. Well over half of all students will experiment with drugs or alcohol before maturing into young adults, which … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Celebrate National School Counseling Week

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. This post was originally published February 4, 2013. National School Counseling Week is February 1–5. This year’s theme is “School Counseling: The Recipe for Success.” … Continue reading

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Share the Wealth: Spotlight on Community

By Laurel Lisovskis, BSW Part 1 in our Share the Wealth series. Click to read other Share the Wealth posts. It is no secret that we continue to feel the pinch in the realm of public school budgets. Across the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: “Get” OCD? Make Sure Students Know You Do

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD While I wish I could spread the word about every single mental illness out there, my specialty, if you will, is obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). I have OCD, and once I started … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Find National School Counseling Week Ideas

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. National School Counseling Week is February 3–7. The purpose of National School Counseling Week is to spread awareness of the role that school counselors play … Continue reading

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