Memory Bracelets for grieving - but you can also use the same idea as a Coping/soothing bracelet when times get though e.g. recovery, anxiety, stress, panic, ED, SI, etc
Adolescent Counseling Tool: What Are Things I Can Control & I Can't Control
This counseling tool teaches adolescents how to identify things that are within their control or that are outside of their control. This can help students with anxiety, self-control, anger, and issues with accepting personal responsibility. This packet of posters, a worksheet, and task cards will pr...
Games to Improve Executive Functioning Skills
10 games to improve executive functioning skills in kids and young adults!
Solution Focused Counseling on a Clipboard
If I had to sum up my organization philosophy, it would be to think about it once and make it easy for yourself in the future. I've been using the Solution Focused counseling technique for most of my students for many years. It's helpful to write down wha
Unique Ways to Teach Coping Strategies
Coping strategies are important skills for kids and young adults to learn. These are the activities and strategies we use to help us calm down when we're emotionally overwhelmed. We can probably all think of a few kids and young adults who need extra practice managing their emotions effectively! Tha
Cheat Sheet for School Counseling Lessons - Entire Elementary Planning
This article houses my complete School Counseling Lessons with yearly outline and examples along the way! Believe me.... you don't want to miss out!
Worry Pets – Sensory Buddies for Anxiety
Lots of kids struggle with worries or anxiety, especially around the start of the new school year. These Worry Pets are small enough to fit in a pocket. The cuddle fabric is snuggly soft. The poly-pellets inside provide comforting sensory input and something to rub between worried fingers, and the eyes make them oh, so cute. These are not just for worriers, though! The whole family will want one.
Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Younger Students - Social Emotional Workshop
Strategies for using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with younger students. CBT is effective for children 8 and up, but elements can be used with modification.
5 Ways to Use Tissue Boxes in School Counseling
5 ways counselors can use tissue boxes in sessions. The recycled tissue boxes below can be used both as craft projects and/or therapeutic tools in groups and individual sessions. Included: Self-Esteem Magazine Collage, Tear Collector, Game Box, Wish Box, Mindfulness Box.
School Counselor Must-Dos for the New School Year
School counselors are busy at the beginning of the school year. Use this list to stay on track and get the biggest return for your time.
School Counseling Lessons for 1st Semester
First Semester School Counseling Lesson Wrap Up: My 1st Semester of school counseling lessons and activities. This post explains what I did in my building before, during, and at the end of the first semester. Keep reading to find out more about each of my lessons and activities! #schoolcounseling #schoolcounselor #schoolcounselinglessons