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Monday Ideas for School Counselors

Weekly articles for school counselors with ideas on how to resolve typical school situations with students, teachers and parents using the solution focused approach.

A Fool Proof Exercise to Identify EXCEPTIONS!

A Fool Proof Exercise to Identify EXCEPTIONS!

Discover a light and engaging activity to help students identify and expand upon moments of success, encouraging a solutions-focused approach to overcoming challenges. ...more

Exception Seeking

April 01, 20242 min read

Let's Rethink Check-Ins

Let's Rethink Check-Ins

Discover a fresh approach to student check-ins: Shift focus from emotions to actions, empowering students to navigate challenges confidently. ...more

Exception Seeking

March 11, 20242 min read

At a Loss for Words? Ask the Student

At a Loss for Words? Ask the Student

Explore how involving students in solution-building can transform challenges into opportunities for growth. ...more

Exception Seeking

February 26, 20246 min read

Look Back to Go Forward

Look Back to Go Forward

Utilize past successes to inspire students' current academic strategies, embodying the solution-focused principle of exception seeking. ...more

Exception Seeking

February 19, 20242 min read

There Really is an Expert Inside Every Student

There Really is an Expert Inside Every Student

Discover the untapped potential in every student with strategies for recognizing small successes, understanding unique learning styles, and boosting self-esteem, guiding educators to foster a solution... ...more

Motivating Students ,Exception Seeking

January 08, 20243 min read

Pushing Through: Lessons in Resilience Before the Holiday Break

Pushing Through: Lessons in Resilience Before the Holiday Break

Discover how a simple conversation can unlock a child's ability to push through tough situations. This post shares insights into coping mechanisms and the power of looking forward to the joys after a ... ...more

Questions ,Exception Seeking

November 13, 20234 min read

Being Cyberbullied? Buckle up Your Heart

Being Cyberbullied? Buckle up Your Heart

Discover how a young boy's creative coping strategy can inspire those facing cyberbullying. ...more

Questions ,Exception Seeking

November 06, 20233 min read

Student Transformations Made Easy

Student Transformations Made Easy

Redescription is a simple technique of rethinking HOW you think about a student, which leads to more possibilities for new strategies that can lead to transformations. ...more

Change ,Exception Seeking

September 18, 20233 min read

Through the Cracks

Through the Cracks

The next time you wonder how to help a student who struggles, don’t refer too quickly… try something different first. ...more

Exception Seeking

September 04, 20232 min read

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