Counselor's Gazette October 2013
By Ms. Forte & Ms. Milano
- School Guidance Curriculum: Students are taught skills related to the development of healthy personal characteristics, values, and attitudes deemed important for healthy productive living.
- Individual Student Planning includes activities to assist students and their parents or guardians in planning, monitoring, and managing the student’s learning as well as his or her personal, educational, and career goals.
- Responsive Services meet the immediate concerns and needs of students, usually with a prevention focus, e.g., programs for dropout prevention, student assistance teams, peer leadership, and drug and alcohol prevention.
- System Support focuses on family and community support and to school improvement and student achievement.
Red Ribbon Week (October 23rd - 26th)
The Magic of Mr. Munoz (Grades K- 2)
United Freestyle Stunt Team
Mr. Oscar Munoz (Magician)
National Red Ribbon Week Event
Red Ribbon Week Teacher Resources
Student activity ideas: http://redribbon.org/activities/students/index.html
Parent involvement ideas: http://redribbon.org/activities/Parents/index.html
Social Media ideas: http://redribbon.org/blog/red_ribbon_social_media/
I’m drug free: http://www.imdrugfree.com/
National Family Partnership: http://www.nfp.org/
Guidance Lessons: Character Traits
1st Nine Weeks
Caring (in progress)
2nd Nine Weeks
3rd Nine Weeks
4th Nine Weeks
Anti-Bullying/ Cyber Bullying Awareness Month
Please let us know if there is anything else we can do to support you!
Free, online course that examines the causes and effects of bullying, prevention techniques and programs, screening, treatment options, and legal/ethical issues surrounding bullying. Offered by CSAP’s Prevention Pathways.
A comprehensive program featuring “big things” (assemblies, meetings, events) and “little things” (daily behaviors) to help shape the hearts and minds of kids.
Created under the direction of the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Office of Safe Schools, the Center provides training, technical assistance and video and print materials to help schools identify and implement effective programs and practices.
International Bullying Prevention Association Supports research based bullying prevention principles and practices to achieve a safe school climate, healthy work environment, good citizenship and civic responsibility worldwide.
Kids Against Bullying Developed by PACER’s National Center for Bullying Prevention, site features games, puzzles polls and activities for kids about putting a stop to bullying. Special focus on children with disabilities.
Bullying prevention campaign featuring McGruff the Crime Dog. “Spot the Clues” video aimed at parents, videos and PSAs for kids and resources for both audiences.
National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation, presents bullying information on identifying and stopping bullying in your community.
Provides tools, strategies and solutions to youth and adults who are affected by relational and other non-physical forms of aggression. Focus on creating safe social climates in the home, school, community and workplace.
Practical strategies from well-known author Stan Davis to help stop bullying in your school and community.
A campaign of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration). Provides introductory information about bullying, articles, tips, games and Webisodes for kids and for adults.