The Professional School Counselor 

"Counselors are called on to provide emotional support, behavior management training, and assist students in making social connections." (Trolley, 2009).


Personal/social websites:
This page provides information and sources to stay safe and healthy.
It offers tools and support to help with your personal/social growth and development. *Remember: Your school counselor is here for you and
do not hesitate to talk to someone
. (National Society for the Gifted and Talented)
A not-for-profit organization that specializes in encouraging
children who are gifted and talented.
A nonprofit organization that services children with disabilities
related to ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities,
mental retardation, abuse and emotional problems.
This site offers information that helps youth to be more aware of the
influences that surround them, focusing on drug use and addiction,
depression and much more.  You can read hard facts about drugs and
view artwork from teens expressing why they live "above the influence.
Here you will find a personal health and self help directory for various topics,
including but not limited to self esteem, depression and eating disorders. 
There are many topics to choose from to obtain information and resources. 
Search through different topics that teens are facing everyday
and provides you with accurate and up-to-date information. 
This website offers information on teen suicide, including statistics,
resources and support services for teens. 
This website provides information and articles about eating disorders. 
This site focuses on coping mechanisms for both children and 
adolescents, and offers additional resources for teachers, educators,
mental health professionals, and families. 
A community service organization that offers programs for all ages but
focusing primarily on the youth, helping to build self esteem, encourage
and support academic performance, and develop healthy lifestyles. 
This website recognizes cyberbullying and its severity. It defines what
exactly it is, how to prevent it, and how to take action against it. 

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Page created by Lisa Silverman, School Counseling Intern/Graduate student of the Counselor Education program at Lehman College