Helping homeless students and military families, keeping an eye out for self-injury and gender bias, and collaborating with coaches: the academic research we share in Professional School Counseling has a real impact on the work school counselors do with students every day.
“We look forward to a time when LGBTQ students enter the school building with no questions about their safety, role, or value.” This special journal issue addresses actions for school counselors.
Words matter. Every communication that you send—e-mails, letters, reports—influences others’ impressions of you, for better or for worse. We keep this in mind when we’re interviewing for jobs, but we tend to become less careful over time. We’re busy, we’re working quickly, and maybe we don’t have someone on hand to run an eye over our words before they go out into the world.