The role of the school counselor has evolved from the days where scheduling and test coordinator were once the main job performances. Many states across the country are realizing the necessity of having school counselors focusing on social and emotional learning along with academics and college and career readiness. It couldn’t be a better time to start focusing on the mental health of our children as we see the numbers of anxiety and other mental challenges increase.
In today’s episode Florida School Counselor of the Year, Larissa Bennett shares her thoughts on the value of the role of school counselors as well as the impact of developing a growth mindset. Larissa goes beyond the growth mindset language and gets to the heart of the matter- helping kids learn to understand how their brains work.
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