123 episodes

A school counseling podcast for school counselors! Join us as we share practical tips for school counselors, social emotional learning strategies, and technology that will enhance your counseling program. We are 2 school counselors who love our jobs, and we happen to have southern accents, bless our hearts.
elementary school counselors, middle school counselors, high school counselors, educator podcast, education, substance abuse, trauma informed schools, small groups, individual counseling, virtual counseling, grief counseling, mental health, career lessons, academic counseling, self care

Counselor Accents Laura Rankhorn and Kim Crumbley

    • Education

A school counseling podcast for school counselors! Join us as we share practical tips for school counselors, social emotional learning strategies, and technology that will enhance your counseling program. We are 2 school counselors who love our jobs, and we happen to have southern accents, bless our hearts.
elementary school counselors, middle school counselors, high school counselors, educator podcast, education, substance abuse, trauma informed schools, small groups, individual counseling, virtual counseling, grief counseling, mental health, career lessons, academic counseling, self care

    Raised by Wolves- Building a Bridge for Parent Relationships

    Raised by Wolves- Building a Bridge for Parent Relationships

    Parent involvement is much different for many of our families than it was a decade ago.  Dr. Debbie Grant, a former school counselor and current professor at the University of West Alabama, is a bridge builder when it comes to helping parents see the importance of being present.  Listen to this podcast episode as she shares rubber meets the road strategies she used to truly change the outcome for many of her students.

    Contact Dr. Grant- dgrant@uwa.edu

    Our course, The First 20 Days

    • 55 min
    Our First Ever Live Podcast with YOUR Questions

    Our First Ever Live Podcast with YOUR Questions

    This episode was like a party!  We are joined by several new and old school counseling friends from across the nation.  Listen in as we answer questions from YOU, our listeners!  We're talking about advocacy, National School Counseling Week, measuring student progress, heavy caseloads, and more!  If you didn't join us on this episode, make sure you don't miss the next one!  We'd like to give a shout out to our guest stars from all across the nation who joined us on this episode.  You all MADE this episode what it is!  We love you!

    • 49 min
    Bringing Nature into School Counseling

    Bringing Nature into School Counseling

    We love when people combine what they're passionate about with their school counseling role.  That's exactly what Dr. Ryan Reese has done with nature and school counseling.  In this episode he shares some of his findings about the benefits of exposing students to various elements of nature.  He also shares "rubber meets the road" tips that our listeners have come to expect and love from our guests.  Let this episode inspire you to start bringing some of the outside inside!  Let us know what you're doing to mix nature and school counseling!

    Ryan Reese is an associate professor at Oregon State University- Cascades.  He is also the owner and operator of EcoWellness Counseling and Consulting.  www.ecowellnessbend.com

    • 50 min
    School Counseling Advocacy- The Why and How with Daniel Birdsong

    School Counseling Advocacy- The Why and How with Daniel Birdsong

    School counseling advocacy is so important.  We are responsible for spreading the word about the work that we do in order to break down walls and inaccurate mindsets about the job that we do.  Daniel Birdsong, the president of the Alabama School Counseling Association, shares some of the findings of his dissertation based on school counseling advocacy.  This is an episode you will want to listen to multiple times.  We would also recommend sharing it with your administrator and counseling supervisor.

    Contact Daniel Birdsong: dbirdson@montevallo.edu

    • 53 min
    Wolfpack School Counseling

    Wolfpack School Counseling

    In this episode, our new best friend, Laura Douglas, shares the old school counseling rules vs. the new school counseling rules based on the principles shared in the book, Wolfpack, by Abby Wambach.  We believe this is one of the most important episodes you can listen to.  Share it with a school counseling friend!
    Get in touch with Laura at laurad42@gmail.com.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    School Counselor Goals for the New Year

    School Counselor Goals for the New Year

    We are not fans of making resolutions for the new year.  We hate the thought of setting ourselves up for failure.  In this episode we talk about areas we want to focus on as school counselors using the principles outlined in the book by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, The Deepest Well.  Instead of setting unrealistic goals, we want to focus on improving by 1% each day.  Listen in as we share our thoughts on what we would like to accomplish this year.  What are some goals or areas you want to focus on this year?

    • 43 min

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