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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Spotting Mental Illness in our Students!

School Counselors
Do you have students demonstrating signs and symptoms of mental illness and emotional crisis?

On April 22nd, learn how to support youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or an emotional crisis. In this one day training, you will learn support strategies and immediate action steps to take. This is a free training, priority registration to current FSCA members. Limited to 25 participants.

Day and Time: April 22, 2017; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Site: Safe Schools Institute-Boca Raton, FL

To learn more and register, go to https://goo.gl/kYLgTu

Monday, February 13, 2017

Graduate Student Scholarship!!!

SCHOOL COUNSELING GRADUATE STUDENTS:

FSCA will award one $500 Scholarship to a School Counseling Graduate student enrolled in a Florida School Counseling preparation program.

Criteria to apply:
ü  Be a current graduate student enrolled in a FL School Counseling preparation program
ü  Be enrolled as a school counseling graduate student for the academic year 2017-2018
ü  A current FSCA member

See link below for the application and additional information

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Palm Beach Counselors in the News!

Click the link below to read about another example of why school counselors are SO awesome and SO valuable to the future of education :)

https://www.palmbeachschools.org/districtnews/2017/01/25/more-than-8m-in-college-scholarships-offered-at-hbcuhsi-event-this-week/

Interested in becoming a FSCA Member?!?!


Hey Florida School Counselors! If you are a School Counselor in the state of Florida, we want YOU!(cue Uncle Sam picture)

Interested in becoming a member of the premier professional organization in the state? Click the image above and join the Florida School Counselor Association today! Along with having a network of professionals to exchange ideas and knowledge with, membership to FSCA comes with plenty of other perks for counselors who are looking to call Florida home. Sign up today!!!

Consultation Research Study. Counselors Needed!

School Counselors! Some very important research is being done in the realm of consultation, and we need your help to further the knowledge on why our profession is valuable! Check the blurb and link below to participate :)

We are presently conducting a study on consultation practices. Your help is greatly appreciated and shouldn't take more than a couple minutes. Click here to participate.

Scholarship Resources for Hispanic & Latino Students

Fellow Counselors! Check out the link below and share with your college bound Hispanic and Latino students. There is too much money not to be shared!



For general information on industry, career and other resources, click here

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Upcoming Conference in South Carolina! Sign up Now!

This April, the South Carolina School Behavioral Health Community is looking forward to hosting a conference for those in the field. The Conference will be happening April 27-28 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, and will feature two premier names in the field as the key note speakers.

To register and/or get more information about the conference, visit http://schoolbehavioralhealth.org/sbh-conference/.

FSCA's 2017 Winter Magazine is Out!

Interested in reading about some of the goings on in the Florida counseling world? Visit the link below to check out the new Winter issue of the FSCA Magazine! 


Counselors On The Hill!

If you’ve ever wondered how you can contribute to the future of school counseling and positively impact students, you won’t want to miss a Day on the Hill.  We will be spending a day in Tallahassee on February 22, 2017, where we will be meeting with legislators to talk about the importance of the Florida School Counselor Association Legislative Bill that has been drafted and the positive impact this will have on students across Florida.  If you would like to attend, please contact our Board and Advocacy Chair, Summer Kuba at summerkuba4@gmail.com by February 3rd for more information.

Monday, January 23, 2017

FSCA Board Elections! Apply Now!!!

FSCA is holding its yearly board elections. if you'd like apply to be a board member and make a difference in your profession, consider applying. Packet and information found at https://goo.gl/E1Sfvs

In Case You Missed it...Participants Needed for Self-Care Study!

Are you a school counselor with 10 or more years of experience in the field who is interested in counselor wellness/self-care? If you are, and you would like to participate in a research study, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J3VTMJ8 to participate in an online survey of 10 minutes. 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Michelle Obama Gives Last Message as FLOTUS!

First Lady Michelle Obama put out her final PSA as First Lady yesterday. In the PSA, made in partnership with Facing History and Ourselves, she urges students to choose college. Click here to check out the First Lady's message to students and educators across America.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Self-Care Research Study. Participants Needed!

Are you a school counselor with 10 or more years of experience in the field who is interested in counselor wellness/self-care? If you are, and you would like to participate in a research study, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J3VTMJ8 to participate in an online survey of 10 minutes. 

Upcoming Conference hosted by Florida Southwestern Collegiate High School----DO NOT MISS!!!

The FSW College Readiness Conference has called upon local and national experts to present a variety of topics on college readiness. While a strong focus is on the Early College High School model and research, educators who specialize in college readiness school programs such as AP, IB, AVID, AICE and others will be encouraged to participate.