Category Archives: Counseling Insights

The Awesomeness of SWAY

Microsoft (don’t worry, I am still a Mac Girl) has a program called Sway.  It is included in Office 365, so you may already have it.  If you are a student at UWA, Office 365 is free to you to … Continue reading

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Common Issues Facing School Counselors

Join Dr. Moon as she covers some of the common issues facing school counselors today. Here is the PowerPoint as a PDF to follow along!

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Interview with a First Year Counselor

  Meet Jenny Carson, a new school counselor.  She has agreed to be interviewed over the course of the year, sharing with us all her new experiences along the way.

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The Importance of Self Care

I think that all counselors MUST have an outlet that honors their spirit. Counselors must remember to take time for themselves. I honor myself by taking photographs. I like the idea of being able to capture a moment of time, … Continue reading

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Mrs. McCain – 3rd Grade

My grandmother was a third grade teacher.  This was way back in the day when teachers were respected by both parents & students.  Mrs. McCain ran a tight ship.  As you can see by her yearbook photo, she does NOT … Continue reading

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I Listen Lesson: TALKING

  This lesson focuses on talking.  Students will make a pocket book that will teach them how to react in uncomfortable situations!

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I Listen Lesson: LYING PART 2

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I Listen Lesson: WORDS & FEAR

Most adults shy away from talking about issues regarding race, ethnicity, and religion.  This is because they don’t know what to say, afraid to cause “a stir”, or feel as if they are alone in discussing these issues. Students need … Continue reading

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Free Poster! All Children Are Worthy

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All Children are Worthy!

Due to recent political events, school counselors are in an unusual position.  We are the heart of the school, and it is up to us to educate both our faculty and students on proper behavior. Talking about what is happening … Continue reading

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