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Aug 07

Help Your Students Develop Coping Skills

By Laura Driscoll | Individual Counseling , Social Emotional Skills

In counseling, you work with students to develop coping skills. You introduce different strategies. They practice them perfectly in role play. Then when they actually need these coping strategies, they don’t use them. They didn’t stick.  Part of the reason they didn’t stick, is because we didn’t teach them effectively. With so many social emotional skills, […]

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Apr 25

Measuring Progress in Individual Counseling

By Laura Driscoll | Individual Counseling

Measuring progress in individual counseling is challenging. I don’t think there is much argument there. Long rating scales and lengthy observations are not viable or scalable solutions.  Couldn’t measuring progress in individual counseling be easier? I think so. We have to do a little borrowing from our school buddies. Teachers backwards plan lessons. SpEd teachers break big […]

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Jan 31

Students with Low Self-Esteem? Try a Different Approach

By Laura Driscoll | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy , Individual Counseling , Social Emotional Skills

Research has repeatedly shown that programs claiming to increase a child’s or teen’s self-esteem have failed to do so. These programs have opted for activities full of superficial affirmations, rather than activities that discover the underlying causes of self-esteem and target interventions there. Think of it like this. Say you run over a nail with […]

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