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    Top 10 Things I Do All Day as a School Psychologist

    Top 10 Things I Do All Day as a School Psychologist
    (In descending order of how much time I spend doing it) 10) Tracking down the yoots*, aka poking my head into classrooms and trying not to be disruptive while children yell, “Take me! I need therapy!” or “I a’int no f*ing special ed! No!!!” 9) Tracking down teachers to talk about the yoots, trying to get information from them while they ...
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    A Day in the Life of a High School Counselor

    A Day in the Life of a High School Counselor
    One of the things I liked about being a school counselor was that there wasn’t a “typical day” in the sense that there is such a wide variety of tasks inherent in the job description that it never felt routinized. Even when I was preoccupied with scheduling issues for several weeks in a row, I always knew that task was time ...
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    Career Profile: Middle School Counselor

    Job Description: Middle school counselors observe children during classroom and activities and confer with their teachers and parents to evaluate the children’s strengths, problems, or special needs. In conjunction with teachers and administrators, they make sure that the curriculum addresses both the academic and the developmental needs of students. Middle school counselors do less vocational and academic counseling than high school ...
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    Career Profile: High School Counselor

    Job Description: High school counselors advise students regarding college majors, admission requirements, entrance exams, financial aid, trade or technical schools, and apprenticeship programs. They help students develop job search skills, such as resume writing and interviewing techniques. College career planning and placement counselors assist alumni or students with career development and job-hunting techniques. School counselors at all levels help students to ...
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    Career Profile: Financial Aid Counselor

    Financial aid counselors that are employed in a school setting typically do so at the higher education level. These counselors work with students to find funding in the source of loans, grants or scholarships for continuing education costs. Though counselors at the high school level may not be called financial aid counselors, they may also be involved in guiding students toward ...
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    Career Profile: Elementary School Counselor

    Career Profile: Elementary School Counselor
    Job Description: Elementary school counselors observe children during classroom and play activities and confer with their teachers and parents to evaluate the children’s strengths, problems, or special needs. In conjunction with teachers and administrators, they make sure that the curriculum addresses both the academic and the developmental needs of students. Elementary school counselors do less vocational and academic counseling than high ...
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    Career Profile: Career Counselor

    Vocational counselors, also called employment or career counselors, provide mainly career counseling outside the school setting. Their chief focus is helping individuals with career decisions. Vocational counselors explore and evaluate the client’s education, training, work history, interests, skills, and personality traits. They may arrange for aptitude and achievement tests to help the client make career decisions. They also work with individuals ...
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    How I Became a School Psychologist

    How I Became a School Psychologist
    What is a School Psychologist anyway? Personally, I don't recall any school psychologists in the schools I attended growing up. Perhaps I wasn't the type to be referred to said psychologist as I LOVED SCHOOL. I do seem to recall there being counselors who helped you pick your schedule, but I was certainly unaware there was such a field as "School ...
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