PEER HELPER PROGRAM: Elementary Students Showing Leadership

This post was Inspired by a question someone asked me on Facebook’s Elementary Counselor Exchange. The question was “How do you run your Peer Helper Program?”  Here is the answer: Procedures for Setting Up Peer Helper Program: 1. I introduce the program opportunity to the 5th grade students during one of my lessons. I tell Read More …

5 Things School Counselors Can Do To Start the Year

You know the panic you feel when you can’t remember where you parked your car. You just stand there looking around frozen,  annoyed,  embarrassed,  THINKING… “Grrreeaat (or another expletive)….What do I do now?”. I love this metaphor that I recently heard by keynote speaker Sean Smith (#VOV2018) in Kentucky. While he used the metaphor for a different type of Read More …