Comprehensive School Counseling

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Overview of MTMDSS

How can school counselors make sure they are working effectively & efficiently to support all students? Michelle Clarke provides an overview of the MTMDSS framework which strives to do just that.

School Counselor Advocacy

Kick off & celebrate National School Counselor Week! In a time when school counselors are likened to the “junk drawer” of the school, and social-emotional learning is politicized to be divisive, and youth mental health concerns are on the rise, writer Melissa Cook Rarick dreams of the school counseling profession being better understood and celebrated for what it can do.

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4 Ways School Counselors Can Use Data to Kick Start Second Semester

Data is a powerful tool for school counselors to utilize, but it can be difficult to know where to start. The beginning of a new semester is a natural time to compile data from the first half of the year, assess student needs, and reflect on your goals for your school counseling program. In this blog we will explore 4 ways school counselors can use data to successfully kick off second semester with intentionality.