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Counseling

Hello! As your school counselor, here are some of the things we can help you with:

  • Social/Emotional Counseling
  • Academic Needs and Concerns
  • Career Exploration
  • Connection to Community Resources 
  • Student Advocacy and Support

THEME: Forgiveness

1. Greater Good Science Center provides a lot of FREE, research-backed resources on forgiveness: In this video, you’ll learn how to help students understand forgiveness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bw7UgAIcu4s. You can introduce students to forgiveness with these steps: https://ggia.berkeley.edu/practice/introducing_kids_to_forgiveness (K-6th) or https://ggia.berkeley.edu/practice/nine_steps_to_forgiveness (7th-12th & for you).

 
 
3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwETkqEERKc (7th-12th; reasons to forgive others)
 
4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rOmWuQndQU (7th-12th; how to forgive with mindfulness activities)
 
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  1. What is Mindfulness? (Middle/High School Students)

    Nemours Teens Health provides free resources to educate students, as well as us, as educators. In this page, you’ll find information about the “what, why, and how” of mindfulness
  2. What is Mindfulness and How to Practice It (For All Students)

    In BrainPOP, Cassie and Moby show you what mindfulness is and how to practice it!
  3. Being with All of Your Experiences (For All Students)

    The metaphor of a beachball used in this video sums up what we’ve learned about mindfulness and shared with our students so far – noticing and being with all our experiences at this very moment with kindness.

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  1. The Power of Intention Setting for a Mindful School Year - Holly Duckworth, host of the Everyday Mindfulness Show and author of Mindful Leadership put it this way, “Intention in mindfulness practice means focusing our energy on our highest values. It is about how you want to be as you are caught up in all the doing.” In this short article, she shared some key points to set an intention. (All ages)
  2. The How, What, and Why of Setting Intentions for Students

     (For Elementary School Students)

    This article provides helpful prompts to guide a conversation and reflection questions to help students think about their values and aspirations
  3. Intention Setting in the Classroom (For Middle/High School Students)

    Under the Social-Emotional Learning section on Edutopia, the authors explained the difference between goal setting and intention setting and discussed the key aspects of intention setting, which can be implemented easily with your students.
  4. A Mini Meditation – Setting an Intention (For All Students)

    This mini meditation will guide you and your students to set a clear, actionable intention for the week.
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