Counselor’s Room is listed as a resource by the following websites as a source for lesson plans and therapeutic games and activities. We thank all of them for their support and urge all of you to join and/or support these organizations.
UCLA School Mental Health Project/Mental Health In Schools
The School Mental Health Project (SMHP) was created in 1986 to pursue theory, research, practice and training related to addressing mental health and psychosocial concerns through school-based interventions. To these ends, SMHP works closely with school districts, local and state agencies, special initiatives, and organizations and colleagues across the country.
In 1995 the project established its national Center for Mental Health in Schools as part of the federal mental health in schools program. The Mental Health in Schools Program focuses on enhancing the role schools play in mental health for children and adolescents.
Appalachian State University
"one of the top five masters degree-granting universities in the South."
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina, Appalachian State University has built a national reputation for providing outstanding academics.
California Association of School Counselors
: CASC is active in promoting professional development in the National Standards for School Counseling to make certain that students academic, career, and personal/social needs are met.
The Connecticut School Counselor Association
: This professional association promotes excellence in professional school counseling by advocating for the role and programs of school counselors and by demonstrating leadership in developing new and supportive services and programs for its members.
Illinois School Counselor Association - ISCA
: ISCA-chartered in 1958 as a division of the Illinois Guidance and Personnel Association now known as the Illinois Counseling Association. ISCA is a branch of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) as well as a division of the Illinois branch of the American Counseling Association. Membership is approximately 500 school counselors across the state of Illinois.
The Indiana School Counselor Association
: (ISCA) supports school counselors‘ efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ISCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to more than 700 professional school counselors around the state.
The Kansas School Counseling Association
: The purpose of this professional association is to support the Kansas Counseling Association (KCA) and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), and to support and enhance excellence in professional school counseling at all educational levels in the state of Kansas.
The Maryland School Counselor Association
: MSCA recognizes the importance of having highly effective and qualified kindergarten through 12th grade school counselors to address the academic, personal/social, and career needs of all students. Their annual Professional School Counselor "Extravaganza" promotes the importance of having a data driven school counseling program.
: provides a wealth of resources for schools, districts, educators, parents, and public school advocates working to raise achievement for all students in the middle grades. This site includes hundreds of articles and links about curriculum, teaching strategies, teacher professional development, parent involvement, classroom assessment, and much more.
The Montana School Counselor Association
: a division of the American School Counselor Association, represents approximately 500 Montana professional school counselors.
Their mission is to promote excellence in professional school counseling in Montana.
The Nevada School Counselor Association
: (NvSCA) supports school counselors‘ efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. NvSCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to professional school counselors around the state.
The Ohio School Counselor Association
: The Ohio school counselor network is a professional networking tool that provides both members and non-members of the Ohio School Counselor Association with a shared calendar, discussion forums, member profiles, file storage and more
Online Degree Programs
Find the right information about online degree programs and professional development opportunities in Texas.
STEM Science, Engineering, & Mathematics Education Coalition
: To keep the U.S. labor force competitive, greater numbers of students need to gain advanced math and science knowledge. An expanding economy demands growth of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math labor force and greater capacity for innovation and creativity.
Since 1997, YouthPastor.com has been providing free youth ministry resources for youth pastors, ministers, workers and volunteers. Online resources include a job center, free lessons, a searchable directory of ministries and game ideas.
360 Education Solutions
Taking the leap to start work on your Ed.D. of Ph.D. degree can be intimidating. 360 Education Solutions has some great degree programs as well as helpful information.