Skip to main content
Counselor’s Connection with Fabion Vicks

Counselor’s Connection with Fabion Vicks

By Fabion Vicks
We will be Discussing the issues and tips for school counselors in the ever changing landscape of school counseling.
Listen on
Where to listen
Breaker Logo


Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Overcast Logo


Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo


Spotify Logo


TaRael Kee/Crystal Newby
On this episode, we are discussing DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) with Ta'Real Kee, President-elect of the Illinois School Counselor Association. We will also have Crystal Newby, Director of DEI of NACAC on to discuss her new role. We will have my housekeeping items, and my final thoughts on the Capitol Hill Incident. 
January 16, 2021
Tech Tools 4 Core Curriculum/Duties and Time Management
On this fresh episode, we took some suggestions from Twitter on this episode. We are discussing Tech Tools for Core Curriculum as well as Time Management and duties. WE also have our housekeeping items, and my final thoughts on Alex Trebek. 
November 24, 2020
Derek Francis/1st 3 Months
On this episode, I have Derek Francis from Minnesota to drop by to talk about cross cultural relationships, snow, and Prince versus Michael Jackson. We also will be talking about my first three months of the new school year, my housekeeping items, and my final thoughts on Kamala Harris.
November 11, 2020
Diane Reese
We are lucky to have Diane Reese (First African American NSCOY Finalist) to drop by and talk about Anti-racism and her thoughts on preparing School Counseling Interns for the field. I had to stop the interview because she went to Savannah State. We have my housekeeping items and my Final Thoughts on the deputy.
October 17, 2020
Roberto Aguilar/Lovecraft Country
On this fresh edition, we have Roberto Aguilar on talking about Oregon, the Latino Community, COVID-19, and rappers. I am also delving into the hit HBO show Lovecraft County Episode 8 and the parallels to issues that are displayed with school counseling. Of course we have my housekeeping and my final thought.
October 10, 2020
John/Steve/Brian Part 2
*Some Strong Language*  We are back with part 2 with John, Steve, and Brian discussing identity as a black male counselor, school counselor leadership, PSA on what you hear, and other topics. Bladow. My housekeeping items, and my final thoughts on voting and some non-school counseling items. 
October 3, 2020
Melvin Frye & History of Black Identity & Sexual Expression
On this episode, we have Melvin Frye Discussing black identity and sexual expression dating back to 17th century. We also will have my housekeeping, and my final thoughts.
September 5, 2020
Racial Equity & Identity w/ Steve, John, and Brian
*explicit language* On this special episode, we have Steve Sharp, John Nwosu, and 2019 National School Counselor of the year Brian Coleman stopped by to discuss racial equity &identity. We also discussed Mortal Kombat as well as I get a geography lesson on Chicago vs. California from Brian. I have my housekeeping items and my final thought on platform use. 
August 28, 2020
Guess Who’s Back
We are back for Season 2 and we are talking thoughts on COVID-19 and state of schools reopening, how to virtually be a school counselor, my housekeeping and my final thoughts on my summer.
August 1, 2020
Steve Sharp/Caroline Perry
Steve and Caroline dropping on my podcast to talk about watchmen and how it relates to present events. Also my housekeeping, and my final thought on the last two weeks.
June 12, 2020
EOY/Adrianne Robertson
Talking about EOY ITEMS, ADRIANNE Robertson hops on, my housekeeping, and my final thought on the world today.
June 3, 2020
Master Schedule/Laura Ross
On this episode, we are discussing that tradition unlike any other, the master schedule. We also have the national school counselor of the year Laura Ross. Of course my housekeeping items, and my final thought on what next for schools.
May 13, 2020
Yovi/Fort Valley Boys/My Why
*slight explicit language* WE have  my wife, Yolande on to talk about Covid 19 and her experiences with counselors, My sports segment with the Fort Valley Boys. Housekeeping, and my final thought on my why. 
May 5, 2020
QB Tiers/Know how to be the best
Special sports episode with Damon Randall, Michael Atwater, and Horatio also my final thought on the best
April 26, 2020
Barbara Truluck/Last Dance Discussion
*slight explicit language* We have Barbara Truluck, GA school counselor of the year on to talk about this year. Also, a sports segment on “The Last Dance” which aired on ESPN. We have Damon Randall and Michael Atwater on to discuss. My housekeeping items and my final thought on the last dance.
April 21, 2020
Quarantine Edition/Carletta Hurt & 2 School Counselors
We have Carletta Hurt, Carrie Frederick and India Strother on to talk about Covid-19 and non-school counseling tasks. My housekeeping items, and my final thought on virtual collaboration.
April 11, 2020
Assigned vs. Defined Roles w/ Ange Bee & Erin Bundridge
On this episode, we will be discussing assigned vs. defined roles for school counselors with Ange Bee and Erin Bundridge. We will have housekeeping items, and we will have my final thought on...
March 7, 2020
Diversity w/Bobby Gueh
On this episode, we are discussing diversity. Also, we are chopping it up with Bobby Gueh, 2018 GASCOY Finalist discussing diversity with school counselors. Of Course, My housekeeping items, and my final thought on Cleaning up. 
February 22, 2020
New Counselor, Who Dis?
We giving tips to new counselors entering the building mid year, my housekeeping of course, and my final thought on changing/finding my way.
February 15, 2020
GA PBIS Conference/Steve Sharp/Dericca Gail/Opening Doors
This episode is Live from the Georgia PBIS Conference. We have Steve Sharp of Pennsylvania discussing various topics, Dericca Gail from Bibb County, my housekeeping , and my final thought on opening doors. *Stephen Sharp is co-author of Amazon Best-Selling Book and 2019 Hot New Release - 50+  Tech Tools for School Counselors. Steve is a school counselor and Apple Certified Educator. He has worked to provide students with the knowledge and skills to be healthy and successful  in the 21st century. Stephen previously worked in his school district as a technology leader, and been served on the governing boards of both his local and state school counseling associations. Stephen completed his M.Ed at Millersville University of Pennsylvania,  and BA from Lycoming College. Stephen  was a contributing writer on the use of technology and career exploration in Voices from the Field, Orientation to the Counseling Profession. Stephen  Sharp is a co-founder of the Leadership Summit, a community-based social justice network to provide students the language and tools to understand and combat the many forms of oppression. Stephen  is a Nationally Certified School Suicide Prevention Specialist, and continues to work with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to pilot an electronic behavioral health screening for schools. He works tirelessly across the state to provide education and training  on mental health, substance abuse, inequality, and a world changed by technology. Stephen  frequently presents on technology, emerging career skills, mental health and race in education. Stephen was named the 2017 Pennsylvania Middle School Counselor of the Year. 50 + Tech Tools  - Crisis Text Line - 741741 National Suicide Lifeline - 1 800 273 TALK (8255)
December 7, 2019
GSCA Conference/Maria Grovner/My Battery
This episode of the podcast, we are recording from the GSCA Conference in Augusta, Georgia. We will have Maria Grovner on for a few minutes, and my final thought on my battery.
November 16, 2019
If It Ain't Broke, You Still Fix It/Diana Virgil
This episode we have Diana Virgil from Quitman County BOE on to discuss just about anything about counseling, my housekeeping items, and my final thought on Fixing something that isn't broken.
November 3, 2019
Manage/Assess, Afrika Hamilton, Unexpected Expectations
On this episode of the podcast, we will be discussing the manage and assess portions of the 4th edition of the ASCA Model. Afrika Hamilton dropsby for a few minutes, Of Course housekeeping,  and my final thought on Unexpected Expectations. 
October 19, 2019
Comprehensive Programming/Jim Deeken & Pomona Unified/Unexpected Praise
Today we will be discussing comprehensive programs. We also will have Jim Deeken from Texas with us. We will also Have Jasmine Arellano, Julia Moraga, Veronica Castellanos, and Nayely Hernandez from Pomona Unified in California along for the ride. Also housekeeping and my final thought on Unexpected Praise.
October 5, 2019
Am I Ready?/Earl Armstrong
We are going to discuss how to become more ready in the counseling field at a young age in your career. We are also going to take a few minutes with Earl Armstrong, Counselor at Rutland Middle School. Also our housekeeping items and my final thought on Professional Development.
September 21, 2019
PBIS/Desia Selby
We are discussing basics in PBIS. We have Bibb SCOY Desia Selby, housekeeping and my final thought on Buy-In.
September 14, 2019
Data and Counselors/Chloë and Laila
We will be discussing collecting data and tools to use. We will also be interviewing two middle schoolers....who live me. And my final thoughts on hats.
September 7, 2019
1 Month Down/Reggie Williams
Today we are discussing the first 30 days of school and how to proceed. Reggie Williams, a principal from Detroit joins the podcast. And my final thought on love and marriage.
August 31, 2019
Stop! Evaluation Time!
We are discussing the COUNSELOR Keys evaluation tools and how to get the highest score on each standard.
August 24, 2019
We are discussing advocating and collaborating in your comprehensive school counseling program. Also my final thought on student mental health.
August 17, 2019
PD For Me
I am discussing PD for counselors and how to get it. Also, my final thought on self care.
August 10, 2019
NEw Year New Me?
I am discussing the new year for new people and how to help them adjust as well as my final thought on RaiderFest.
August 3, 2019
Start this thing on Right
We are discussing beginning year things to do as well as my final thoughts.
July 27, 2019