mindfulness day

How We Hosted a Memorable Mindfulness Day at Our School

As a school counseling department, we decided to try an every-other-year approach with two major events because they require a lot of manpower to organize, facilitate, and successfully pull off. One was an in-person career fair (“How to Host a Career Fair Without Losing Your Mind”), and the second was

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4 Things I Pack in My Counselor Crisis Bucket

What should you pack in a counselor crisis bucket for your school counseling program? Be able to respond on a dime to suicide, death, or other crisis with ideas for protocol. I hate that I even have to have a counselor crisis bucket. But when I saw Simply Imperfect Counselor’s

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What I Grab When Working With Grieving Students

Unfortunately, I have had to deal with grief at the high school level too many times to count. I have run numerous small groups for grief, and I am so encouraged to watch students grow and process their emotions. Our team has set up a protocol for what to do

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