Helping the “School-Proof” Kids, Too (#15)

Lawrence North High School Department Co-Chair and International Baccalaureate Counselor Connie Sivertson shares a story that reminds us that even some of the highest achieving, most resilient students may need our support in this most unusual time.

Why I Became a School Counselor (#13)

Sometimes it's helpful to reconnect with our "why" -- it can keep us going when things get tough. In this week's episode, a high school counselor, elementary counselor, and former middle school counselor from different parts of the country recount the reasons why they became school counselors.

Humor on the Hierarchy of Needs (#12)

If you're the only counselor for nearly 500 students in grades 6 through 12 like Chastity Sward, you HAVE to have a good sense of humor. If laughter is the best medicine, this podcast is contagious.

The Fortuitous Bump (#10)

Being very pregnant in a small room filled with teenagers creates an interesting encounter, and foretells Mary Pouch's dream job helping students explore careers.

We Are Family, Virtually (#7)

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Unmasking Who Needs Our Help Most (#6)

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Unexpected Gifts from Extra Curricular Activities (#4)

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Action-Packed Food Pantry (#3)

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High School “Difference Makers” (#2)

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Coping with COVID (#1)

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