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The 2020 Colorado School Counselor Association Conference.  Celebrate 60 years of CSCA.

Conference Registration is now open.  Register Here

 

Session proposals date extended - School counselors interested in presenting at the 2020 CSCA Conference on October 7-9th in Loveland, CO are invited to submit a session proposal by completing the Session Proposal Form by Friday, April 18. We are excited to offer a wide range of professional development sessions at our 60th Anniversary of the CSCA Conference. We hope you will join us! 
 





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The Colorado School Counselor Association represents school counselors at all levels in Colorado. Its purpose is to serve its members and the public through programs that advance guidance and counseling in all school work settings: elementary, middle/junior high, high school, and post-secondary.
CSCA serves over 1,500 school counselors in the state of Colorado.


Coronavirus Update
Please join CSCA in the following webinar series, designed to support counselors throughout our state as we collectively embark into the journey of virtual school counseling. C.A.L.M, Counselors Aware, Learning More, will feature guest speakers from around the state with different areas of expertise to help collaboratively guide counselors as we make this transition.


Check out our Webinar Page to see recordings of prior C.A.L.M. sessions

April 7th at 10 AM: 
Planning the Unplannable- A Guide to Virtual Lesson Plans featuring Daniel Lee
April 8th at 6:30 PM
Wednesday Wind Down: Healing the Healer featuring Nova Stella Yoga 
April 10th at 4:30 PM
CSCA Virtual Happy Hour (I have also attached the flyer for this one to this email).
 

Latest COVID-19 Resources and Information from CDE can be found at: https://www.cde.state.co.us/safeschools

Resources from ASCA:

As schools work to safeguard student health and prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), school counselors are challenged to meet student needs both at school and outside school in the event of closures. ASCA has developed some recommendations for both situations. Here you'll find a number of resources for talking to students about the virus, including encouraging parents to limit their children's exposure to news media, providing a calming influence to students as needed and helping students address their fears. ASCA has also developed guidance for school counselors to to continue to meet student needs in the event of a school closure.

Schools, working together with local health departments, play an important role in slowing the spread of diseases to help ensure students have safe and healthy learning environments. Please review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Interim Guidance for Administrators of U.S. Childcare Programs and K-12 Schools to Plan, Prepare and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

In terms of the ASCA Annual Conference, we continue to closely monitor updates from the CDC, as well as state and local public health authorities. At present, the ASCA Annual Conference will be held June 27–30 in Seattle, as scheduled. However, full refunds are available for registration through May 31 by emailing asca_registration@goeshow.com. Please know that your health and safety are our top priority, and members should certainly consider their own health in decisions to travel. Please follow @ASCAtweets and the ASCA website for updates.