NHSCA 2016 Fall Conference Monday, October 17, 2016
Managing Anxiety in a School Setting: From Avoidance to Action
Keynote Speaker Lynn Lyons, LICSW
Lynn Lyons is a psychotherapist, author and speaker who lives in Concord, New Hampshire and is in private practice there. For 26 years, Lynn has specialized in the treatment of anxiety disorders in adults and children with a special interest in breaking the generational cycle of worry in families.
She is the coauthor of two books on anxiety, Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children, and the companion book for kids, Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids. Her latest book, Using Hypnosis with Children: Creating and Delivering Effective Interventions is a how-to guide for helping professionals looking to incorporate hypnotic strategies for the treatment of depression, anxiety, medical procedures, pain, and sleep.
Paula Stewart and colleagues from Keene State College will be presenting information on promoting resiliency in schools. Both presentations speak to issues school counselors and student support staff face on a daily basis. The topics covered in this year’s conference apply to teachers, administrators, school nurses, and student support services as well as school counselors.
School counselors provide services to students in elementary, middle and high schools aimed at promoting the highest level of student achievement (defined broadly) through growth in academic, social/emotional and career domains. Read the School Counselor K-12 Job Description...
President Annette Blake with President-elect Paula Frank at the American School Counselor Association annual conference.
NHSCA hosted a webinar with
Dr. Louise Morin-Davy, Director of Child,Adolescent and Family Services at the Center of Life Management (CLM) in Derry.
Here is the link to download the webinar:
NHSCA Webinar Engaging Families with Behavioral Challenges: Strategies For Collaborating School and Community Resources.wmv
is a division of the American School Counselor Association and represents over 400 of N.H.'s professional school counselors.
The mission of the New Hampshire School Counselor Association is to actively promote standards of excellence in professional school counseling by:
In New Hampshire, all school counselors at every educational level (elementary, middle/junior and secondary) are required to have a Master's Degree specializing inGuidance and Counseling.
All counselors must be certified by the State Department of Education. Certification is renewed on a three-year basis and continuing education is required
Congratulations Brenda Poznanski NHSCA School Counselor of the Year!
Congratulations to Malia King, winner of the Jo Hayslip MemorialScholarship!