The term "bullying" seems to be thrown around a lot, when it might be an isolated event. This is interesting and may be worth discussion. Lesson about identifying bullying behaviors vs. mean, teasing, or conflict behaviors.
The Disney Pixar movie Inside Out was an instant hit at the box office. Children, teens, adults and especial counselors are drawn to the movie's relateable characters and life challenges. As mentioned above, counselors anticipated the release of Inside
Books About Divorce - great list to have on hand for students going through it. Although we were never married, my son is having a hard time with his parents ( step parents included) not loving each other. It breaks my heart maybe these books can help.
Bullying -FREE Anti-Bullying Lesson Plans~ This four-day lesson plan can be implemented with very little preparation. Each lesson takes about 20 minutes and centers on class discussions of various free-access, online videos with anti-bullying themes.
Inside Out Counseling Topics. How fitting for counseling topics to come from a movie where the sad/depressed emotion is a ittle female with glasses and a bit of extra cush. It's disgusting we haven't become smarter than sterotypes and shallow thinking.
Letting Go of Worries: Imagine that there is a tree called the Hug Me Tree.Draw or write about any worries you might have and stick them on the branches. You can use the Hug Me tree at night to leave your worries behind before you go to sleep.
Therapeutic Interventions: Feelings Parking Lot - cute game for teaching emotions and coping strategies to kids. Great for teachers, parents, primary school children, and young kids learning about their emotions.