Behind the Book: Critical Incidents in School Counseling

A school counselor’s graduate degree and academic training serve only as a base for the continuous learning that happens on the job — in classrooms, via interactions with students, via collaboration with colleagues, and through professional development.

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@TechCounselor: Retaking ownership of your time

“I don’t know about you, but I want to have greater ownership over my calendar rather than allowing my calendar to have ownership over me.”

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Five points of discussion for conversations about racial injustice

Counselors can tap into their interpersonal skills to facilitate meaningful dialogue that invites others to engage rather than become defensive.

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Should we talk about politics? What we are missing in counseling sessions

To work with immigrant and refugee populations more effectively, it is important to understand that discussing political issues with these clients can have a positive impact in their lives.

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How can we truly help clients in a relationship?

In some cases, counselors may need to tweak their own ways of thinking before offering clients in a relationship alternative ways of relating to each other.

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The arrival of a new baby is cause for celebration, but it also comes with night feedings, diaper changes and, often, a host of psychological stressors, from intense feelings of self-doubt to struggles with identity.

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Establishing a private practice

Counselors who dream of the freedom and autonomy they would gain by being their own bosses should also be aware of the many challenges that accompany the rewards.