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Emily Hansen
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My name is Emily Hansen and I am an elementary school counselor in New Melle, Missouri. The name "Hanselor" came from a student who smooshed my last name, Hansen, with counselor. The Hanselor name was born and has stuck. I absolutely LOVE my job and feel very blessed to work with kids every day!
My name is Emily Hansen and I am an elementary school counselor in New Melle, Missouri. The name "Hanselor" came from a student who smooshed my last name, Hansen, with counselor. The Hanselor name was born and has stuck. I absolutely LOVE my job and feel very blessed to work with kids every day!

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Squirmy
My counseling intern and I were brainstorming how to address some "squirmy" Kindergartner's who have a very difficult time staying in one spot and focused. We tried a lesson on self-regulation but that seemed a bit over their heads, and frankly not what the...

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Interactive Resources
I am always looking for new ideas for classroom counseling lessons, groups, and individual counseling sessions. I get into the rut of doing the same lessons and using the same resources all the time so I was searching for fresh lessons/ideas. I came across ...

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Body Regulation
There is an increased need to teach children how to regulate their bodies. Social/emotional issues are on the rise and mental health professionals are doing what we can to support students who are struggling, not only in the school system, but in their dail...

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T.S.C. - Tech Savvy Counselors
A wonderful colleague (Shannon Adam) and I presented at our district's annual Tech Fest last month. We did a presentation specifically targeting the counselors in our district. Our focus was all of the ways that Google Drive can be used for counseling purpo...

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Honored
I was recently honored to be a guest blogger on " Online Counseling Programs ." I was asked to write about using technology as an elementary counselor. I have blogged about most of the same things on my blog, but if you are interested in seeing my guest blo...

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We make a difference!!
I came across this quote the other day and it really made me think about how important our jobs, as counselors, are when working with young children. We may not see the difference we make or the impact we may have on a child's life, but what we do IS import...

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Previous Post Revisited - T.E.A.R.S.
I previously wrote a blog about the counseling program called T.E.A.R.S.  (Time Elapsed Analysis and Reporting System) that exports your Microsoft Outlook calendar into a spreadsheet. I keep track of everything from my calendar to my notes in my Outlook cal...

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Tips of the Week!!
Hold on to your seats because I am going to give you lots of tips today. I am going to show how I set up my calendar and how I use my calendar to plan individual, group and classroom lessons. First, EVERYTHING is in my calendar. If it is not in my calendar,...

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Huge Apologies!!!
I would like to apologize to everyone who follows my blog. I have had rough school year and have not posted in a long time. Not to air my dirty laundry, but I lost my mom a few months ago. I have been trying to keep myself together for my family and work. I...
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