Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: As high school counselors with large caseloads, it can feel like a lot of pressure when it comes to trying to handle the mental health needs of students on top of everything else. There’s no flow chart to work through because each scenario
How This High School Counselor Planned an Unforgettable Student Wellness Day with Tylee Resetich [Episode 99]
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: Our high school students are so busy and surrounded with pressures of classes, college applications, sports, friendships, and more. With everything they have going on, it’s easy to forget that they are still just kids who need breaks. My guest today, Tylee Resetich,
School Counselor Advocacy and Empowering Students for Post-Secondary Success with Priscilla Grijalva [Episode 93]
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: After witnessing a student feel defeated about plans to attend community college rather than a University, Priscilla Grijalva knew that she needed to change the narrative. That’s when “Reach Higher Thursdays” were created, leading to more support and celebration for all post-secondary options.
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: Each student on your caseload has unique needs. Your DACA and undocumented students face a particular set of challenges, and you have the opportunity to be a beacon of hope for many of them. We’re going to dive into advocating for undocumented students
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: As we gear up for the school year, I know you’ve probably already started fielding questions from your seniors about their college search. It’s important to remember that you don’t have to know every single fact about every college! In this episode, I’ll
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: We all want our students to find success after high school and do everything in our power to get them to where they need to be by graduation. This idea of “success” is different for everyone, as is the path to get there.
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: We all have students on our caseload who are falling through the cracks in one way or another. While part of your job is to advocate for these students and find solutions, you don’t have to do it alone. Establishing a student support
How to Use Needs Assessments Strategically This Year in Your High School Counseling Program [Episode 83]
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: Let’s tackle a topic that’s been surprisingly absent from the podcast so far: needs assessments! You’re gearing up for a new school year and are ready to make a big difference in your students’ lives. That’s where needs assessments come in. They’re like
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: One of our greatest responsibilities and privileges as school counselors is student confidentiality. I know how difficult it can be when others in the school don’t prioritize confidentiality, but we can’t let that affect our commitment to our students and their privacy. We’re
What it Looks Like to Implement MTSS In a High School Setting with Dr. Jake Olsen and Dr. Peg Donohue [Episode 77]
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: Are you familiar with MTSS? In case you aren’t, MTSS stands for Multi-Tiered System of Supports. Essentially, it is a framework that helps schools be effective and efficient with how they identify and support kids who need academic, social, emotional, or college and