Professional Development, Workshops and Seminars
School Counseling/Counselor Preparation
Comprehensive Development Plan
Learn about the characteristics that must be part of your Comprehensive Development Plan to assure that is institutionalized in
your school and in your district. The focus will be on incorporating these characteristics into your school counseling program.
Participants will gain ideas and skills for working with administrators, governing board members, teachers, parents and the
community to assure the institutionalization of the Counseling Program and the Counselor Role.
School Counseling/Counselor Preparation
Guidance programs can have a tremendous impact on school culture and student achievement. Learn how to implement,
sustain and evaluate the value of an effective developmental guidance program. Focus is on a holistic plan lesson plans,
program development and connection to content during this interactive session.
Character Education/Character Development
with a focus on life goals
Discuss character education as a teaching philosophy and includes information about adding ethical components to subjects,
assignments, community discussions and more. Practical approaches and lessons have been adopted successfully in
several academic systems. Based on Dr. Rose's best selling books, Building a Champion
Character, Primary and Building a Champion Character, Intermediate.
This interactive presentation reveals valuable insights and ideas to help administrators, teachers and all educators plan
curriculum for students to attain a higher level of success while managing the social and personal situations in the real world.
The focus is on blending social skills curriculum with academic curriculum to attain the highest level of
Closing the Achievement Gap
This presentation will explore teaching and learning styles, instructional strategies and counseling techniques for developing
effective skill that lead to student success across the barriers. The focus is on enhancing quality instruction and building those
relationships that increase all student proficiency.
Whatever the reason, bullying is something we all need to think about. Whether we've done it ourselves ... or whether friends or
other people we know are doing it ... we all
need to recognize that bullying has a terrible effect on the lives of young people. Working together, we can make the lives of
young people better. As an adult, one of best
ways you can help stop or prevent bullying is to be educated about, and sensitive to, the issue. Research shows that the
effects of bullying can last well into adulthood.
Whether you are a concerned parent, an educator or school employee, or someone else who works with children, this seminar
will provide any things you can do to help.
Today's standards of beauty and attractiveness are unrealistic. Unattainable images are used to sell everything from
automobiles to vitamins. It's not a coincidence that
body image disturbances among today's youth are widespread, contagious and toxic. This interactive and solution focused
seminar will provide educators with an in-
depth understanding of body image, how the media operates, resources to empower student - both male and female, and
tools to teach educators and parents how to help their children build a lifelong healthy self-image.
Ethics and Civic Virtues
for all levels of education based on universal principles and core values
An overview of how common values, such as belief in equality and a diverse society, respect for the views of others and
concern for those who come after us are associated with ethical concepts of personal accountability.
Discretion at the Work Place
Resolving and preventing conflict
An in-depth analysis and provides step-by-step techniques to build relationships, solve problems and deal proactively with
incivility and/or conflicts involving clients, peers, colleagues, supervisors and others at the work place. This seminar also
provides an overview of kindness as an act of responsible independence. This seminar focuses on perception, morale, civility,
sensitivity, and community at the work place.
Values at the Work Place
for both students and staff
An overview of courage, responsibility, honesty, trust, kindness, civility, fairness, respect, and tolerance. Meant to introduce
basic character-education concepts and stimulate discussion about "gray" areas of ethics and problem-solving at the work
I don't have time for stress
Taking care of YOU so you can take care of them
Stress is an integral part of the job for most educators. This session will identify stressors in our daily lives, discuss ways to
prevent rnout and show ways to take care of the person who takes care of everyone else.
And more ...
I continue to build programs as needed by schools and districts
Contact me for topics not listed.
Specializing in highly motivational, educational
and meaningful professional development seminars.
Susan uses the ASCA National Model in both counselor
education and professional development seminars.
Call or E-mail to set up one
of these topics or we will
combine/design a presentation
to specifically match the needs
of your organization or audience. We look
forward to hearing
from you soon.
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