December 2014 Counseling News
Kacy Rodgers, MA, CSC, LPC-Intern
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays
Also as the weather gets colder, please complete the "Student in Need" form below, when you notice a child who is not properly dressed or is hungry, there are organizations in our community that want to help.
Click here to refer a child for individual crisis counseling, no permission required for single visit. If further counseling is needed I will contact parent.
Please complete this form for students that need clothing, coats, shoes or other items throughout the year.
Active Listening and Body Language
How to do it
Let your body language show you are listening through your:
Keep the focus on the other person.
Do not interrupt, offer advice or give suggestions.
Do not bring up similar feelings or problems from your own experience.
Don’t take sides.
Paraphrase the person’s most important thoughts and feelings.
Make sure people understand it is okay to have these feelings.
Put yourself in the other person’s place to understand what the person is saying and how they feel.
Source: Excerpted from The Mediation Network of North Carolina
CRE Calendar Usage: 3rd Edition