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CSCA News and Member Insights

By CSCA | October 2020

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

How did one Colorado school grow their mental health team from three and a half to 11 people? Bethany Balderama of Northridge High School, our Region 1 Representative, explains how to use collaboration and data to grow and how that team continues to work effectively and efficiently together. Read the article

Utilizing Student Mentoring to Support Mental Health

Sometimes our best mental health collaborations can happen with the very students we are looking to serve. Utilizing student mentoring can be an effective way to expand the education and impact of mental health support for students. Learn more about how Poudre High School has implemented this program from Cassie Poncelow, Region 7 Representative. Read the article

CSCA Professional Development Updates and Opportunities

Mini-Webinar: Bitmoji Classroom
  • Join this short webinar to learn about a different way to share resources and information to students, families and staff in a visually fun way!
  • Watch for information on how to attend.
Coming soon: CSCA Newsletter Literature Review
  • Earn free PD hours for reading the CSCA Newsletter and creating an action plan.
  • Watch for registration later this month!
We want to highlight YOU and your expertise!
  • Step into a leadership role by sharing a best practice that you are implementing. We are looking for school counselors across the state to present 15- to 20-minute webinars.
  • Interested or want more information? Complete this form and someone from our PD Committee will reach out to follow up!