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With a new year upon us, there are always changes that are made in the public schools. This can be new students, new staff or administration, a new school placement or even a new district. Not to mention new protocols or procedures that may impact the program that you intended on using.

These inevitable changes are one of the many reasons that school counselors have to be flexible. They’re also a reason that you have to be proactive about getting your school community on board with your goals. There are many ways you will do this throughout the year by helping your students, but you must remember to communicate your successes with your school community as well. You deserve the recognition for all your hard work!

Some topics covered in this episode are:

  • 2 places you’re likely to encounter pushback

  • How to handle pushback from other people

  • Ways to use ASCA standards to get people on board

  • The importance of communicating with parents and the school community

  • Tips for managing the school counselor workload

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More About School Counseling Simplified:

School Counseling Simplified is a podcast offering easy to implement strategies for busy school counselors. The host, Rachel Davis from Bright Futures Counseling, shares tips and tricks she has learned from her years of experience as a school counselor both in the US and at an international school in Costa Rica.

You can listen to School Counseling Simplified on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and more!


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