At our 2021 School Counselors Conference, Misha Thomas, a trauma expert from Cornell University, spoke about how we can support students through the trauma of the Covid-19 pandemic. You can read her speech online.
The DOE is providing translation and interpretation services to school counselors who need them to communication with students' families.
With the beginning of the school year fast approaching, school counselors have many unanswered questions. The DOE and the UFT together released guidance on how related services counseling will be delivered if schools do open with a blended learning model.
The DOE presented webinars for high school counselors explaining graduation requirements related to school closures due to the coronavirus. Take a look at the PowerPoint presentatiton from the webinar.