This is a podcast to discuss topics and resources of interests for School Counselors and those in the mental health and wellness profession.
RAMP and PBIS Go Hand In Hand
This is a great discussion with Dr. Emily Goodman-Scott, associate professor and school counseling coordinator at Old Dominion University, about the power of combining the efforts of a Comprehensive School Counseling program with PBIS/MTSS and how it can be the key to unlocking the door to better understanding, collaboration and greater success for our students.
Music: Epidemic Sound: Just Another Side of the Coin, Almost Here
Dr. Shane Miramontez Talks Autism
Dr. Shane Miramontez, the Instructional Systems Specialist for Autism for the district, talks to us about important take aways to know when working with students with autism.
Great talk! Take a listen!
Dr. Mario Talks Thought Work
I had the pleasure of talking with Dr. Mario Jackson about the empowerment of Thought Work. He is a Higher Education Consultant who is the CEO of Jackson Educational Consulting Group, LLC and his area of expertise is teaching higher education institutions how to integrate the concept of Thought Work into their faculty and staff development initiatives.
In this discussion, Dr. Mario talks with us about how to apply Thought Work to working with our students in our capacity of School Counselors.
For more information on Thought Work, check out these resources:
100% Awesome Podcast by April Price
Episode 20: 6 Things You Might Not Know about Thought Work-https://open.spotify.com/show/5nrTL1wW1Gd7JaBmdAoICJ?si=_X1_fbomRxuhtjkC-YYwag Dr. Mario's blog- www.officehoursdrmario.com
C.I.P. with Dr. Miramontez
Dr. Shane Miramontez, our district's Instructional Systems Specialist for autism, talks to us about the awesome program called C.I.P. (College Internship Program).
This is a wonderful program that helps to prepare our students with autism for post secondary life and higher education.
This is definitely a must hear for our secondary team!
Kinship Care with Robert Ellington
This is an informative talk with Mr. Ellington about Kinship Care: What it is and the importance of being mindful and proactive when families are dealing with this dynamic.
Mr. Robert Ellington is a Success Coach with HALOS; a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting and empowering Kinship Care families in Charleston, South Carolina.
Take a listen as Mr. Ellington and I discuss this too often missed dynamic of a family and why it is so important that we are aware of it and have plans in place to assist our families.
School Counselors: Building Better Humans- A Talk with the 2020 ASCA School Counselor of the Year
This is a wonderful chat with Ms. Laura Ross, the 2020 ASCA National School Counselor of the Year! Ms. Ross is a School Counselor at Five Forks Middle School in Georgia; which is an ASCA RAMP school!
Ms. Ross shares her journey to becoming a School Counselor and gives great insight into what makes an excellent comprehensive School Counseling program, the importance of data, the importance of involving stakeholders, and how assessment fits into our School Counseling Programs.
It was a delight speaking with Ms. Ross! I know that you will enjoy listening to her views and insight as much as I did!
Thank you and congratulations, again, Ms. Ross!
HAPPY SCHOOL COUNSELING WEEK!!!