ERIC Number: ED460327
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
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Ten Terrific Tools: Resources for New and Veteran Counselors.
This paper describes activities that school counselors can use in their work with adolescents. The suggested activities and resources are divided into three general groups according to purpose: Group 1, fun; Group 2, useful; and Group 3, professional. Group 1 presents ideas for counselors on engaging in enjoyable group sessions. Suggestions include: an "Adolescent Survival Kit," for icebreakers or closing activities; a guide for adolescents on developing good manners; and "The Wrecking Ball of Games and Activities," for working on building self-esteem, developing coping skills, and managing anger. Group 2 includes: "Medical Fact Sheets," in addition to suggestions and information on "Treatment for the Traumatized Child,""BodyWise Eating Disorders," and how to access an online subscription to activities and lessons plans for school counseling. Group 3 provides counselors with information on how to obtain continuing education credits and details on state and national organizations for counselors. (Contains 10 references.) (JDM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the North Carolina School Counselors Association (Greensboro, NC, November 7-9, 2001).