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Thursday, September 12, 2013

FSCA eNews Update: September 12, 2013

FSCA eNews Update
September 12, 2013

Florida School Counselor, Fall 2013

The Whole School Counselor: Serving Others, Strengthening Yourself
The fall issue of Florida School Counselor is now available:
In this issue: 
  • FSCA Supports Our Work
  • Caregiver Resiliency
  • Learn to hold up under pressure and be a role model of resiliency.
  • Building Trust and Respect
    • To work more collaboratively, start by nurturing an atmosphere of trust and respect with colleagues, including appreciating them as both individuals and professionals.
  • Do You Need a Doctor in the House?
    • If you don’t ever plan on teaching at the college level, is there any reason to pursue a doctoral degree?
  • Managing Stress
    • Ten simple tools can help you better handle challenges and protect your mental health and overall well-being.
  • Finding the Power of School Counseling at the Grocery Store
    • Encountering a former student taught this educator five important lessons about the power of school counseling.
  • Become a Specialist
    • An ASCA Specialist designation can deepen your education and increase your mastery of important subject areas. Reader navigation instructions are opposite the cover page. Remember that links and ads are clickable to learn more, access resources, and respond.

Save the Date for an Upcoming Webinar
Bullying & Child Safety
Presenter: Stacy Pendarvis, Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc
September 26. 2013
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2013 Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to the 2013 FSCA Student Essay Scholarship Winners! Each recipient is awarded $500 toward the cost of their college expenses.

New for the 2013 FSCA Convention
FSCA 2013 Poster Session Proposal Form (PDF)
Poster Session Presentations are for graduate students only. No more than 2 graduate students per poster will be accepted.
The 2013 FSCA Convention Program is now available here.

2013 Convention:

2013 Pre-Convention Workshops

Note: Pre-convention attendance fees are not included in the convention registration. Each session is $35.
Morning Pre-Convention Sessions are October 31, 2013 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
  • School Counseling and Technology Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts
  • iCounselor: iPad and iPod Apps for the 21st Century Counseling Program
Afternoon Pre-Convention Sessions are October 31, 2013 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Gifted Students: Perspectives for School Counselors
  • The Legal and Ethical Complications of Working with Minors in Schools
  • The Power of Stories, We Each Have One

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