American School Counselor Association

Journaling to ease anxiety: Students young and old need mental health support during COVID school days

BY: - September 16, 2020

In the first week of the new school year, first-grade teacher Chloe Bonnell was working with her students on a self-care journal to go over five things you can do when you are overwhelmed or have anxiety. The journals were a key way to help her young kids get through the first days of a […]

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When it comes to school safety, the question is: Where are all the school counselors?

BY: - April 1, 2019

In the old days, a guidance counselor would work mostly in high schools, helping students set up their class schedules and decide what they’ll do after graduation. But today’s school counselors have broader responsibilities, including being trained to recognize mental health issues in students before a crisis occurs. The counselors play an integral role, but […]