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Ever wanted to speak with a counselor for five minutes but just never found the time? The time has come. Tejas Counselor will take you into the world of school counseling in a daily five-minute podcast.
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Celebrate the Year -- 143
In this episode, Jim discusses celebrating the end of school year and all that went right. You can catch all past episodes, as well as, his latest blog at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:52
June 13, 2019
The Kids Are Gone; What Do I Do? -- Episode 142
In this episode, Jim discusses his end of the year activities to wrap up one year  and also prepare for the upcoming one. 
06:00
June 11, 2019
141 - The impossible Situation
In this episode, Jim discusses dealing with those impossible situations we all face as dedicated school counselors. You can catch all past episodes, as well as, his latest blog at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:04
June 4, 2019
140 -- Taking Care of Yourself
In this episode, discusses the stress at the end of the year and how to handle yourself. You can catch all past episodes, as well as, his latest blog at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast platform and let me know how I'm doing.
04:56
June 3, 2019
Making the Days Count -- 139
In this episode, Jim discusses finishing the year well. You can catch all past episodes, as well as, his latest blog at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:47
May 8, 2019
Social media Reaction -- 138 -- 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses his social media lessons. You can catch all past episodes, as well as, his latest blog at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:58
May 7, 2019
Social Media Part 2 -- 136
In this episode,  Jim discusses how the phone is changing all our lives and seven ways to calm the monster.  You can catch all past episodes, as well as, his latest blog at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:31
April 7, 2019
Social Media Part 3 -- 137
In this episode,  Jim discusses how the phone is changing all our lives and seven ways to calm the monster.  You can catch all past episodes, as well as, his latest blog at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:38
April 7, 2019
Social Media Part 1 -- 135
In this episode,  Jim discusses how the phone is changing all our lives and seven ways to calm the monster.  You can catch all past episodes, as well as, his latest blog at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:46
April 7, 2019
Consistency -- 132
In this episode,  Jim discusses consistency as as school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:00
April 1, 2019
Voices -- 134
In this episode,  Jim discusses quieting the voices around him.  You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
04:01
April 1, 2019
Perspectives -- 133
In this episode,  Jim discusses perspective. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
04:41
April 1, 2019
Big Rocks -- 131
In this episode,  Jim discusses moving his Big Rocks. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:29
March 20, 2019
Self Care -- Episode 130
In this episode,  Jim discusses raking care of yourself. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:39
March 18, 2019
Eating Lunch -- Episode 129
In this episode,  Jim discusses having lunch and tips to ensure taking  time during the day. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:43
March 14, 2019
Emotional Security - Episode 128
In this episode, Jim discusses keeping yourself on an even footing. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:55
March 1, 2019
Need to Know - Episode 127
In this episode, Jim discusses ways to protect kids from interested teachers. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:51
February 28, 2019
Check in/out - Episode 126
In this episode, Jim discusses a good check in, check out process. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:28
February 27, 2019
Kids/Emotions - Episode 125
In this episode, Jim discusses dealing with kids in emotional crisis. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:09
February 26, 2019
Therapy style - episode 124
In this episode, Jim discusses his therapy style. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:03
February 25, 2019
Picking Up the Pieces -- Episode 122
In this episode, Jim discusses picking up the pieces and getting back to working with kids. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:39
February 20, 2019
Failure -- Episode 122
In this episode, Jim discusses dealing with setbacks when working with middle school students. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:43
February 19, 2019
TCA Thoughts - Episode 121
In this episode, Jim discusses presenting at the Texas Counseling Association. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:51
February 18, 2019
TPSCC Presentation, Episode 120
In this episode, Jim discusses his 10 Tech Tips to help school counselors use time. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
49:05
February 9, 2019
TPSCC, Part Eight, Episode 119
In this episode, Jim discusses ways to use technology as part of his 10 Tech Tips to help school counselors use time. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:42
February 7, 2019
TPSCC, Part Seven, Episode 118
In this episode, Jim discusses how he uses Google Forms as part of his 10 Tech Tips to help school counselors use time. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:43
February 6, 2019
TPSCC, Part Six, Episode 117
In this episode, Jim discusses his 5-Minute Rule as part of his 10 Tech Tips to help school counselors use time. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:06
February 5, 2019
TPSCC - Part Five, Episode 116
In this episode, Jim discusses ways to plan your week as part of his 10 Tech Tips to help school counselors use time. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:04
February 4, 2019
TPSCC - Part Four, Episode 115
In this episode, Jim discusses ways plan your day as one of his 10 Tech Tips to help school counselors. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:44
February 3, 2019
TPSCC Part Three, Episode 114
In this episode, Jim discusses Part Three of his 10 Tech Tips to help school counselors use time. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:36
January 31, 2019
TPSCC Part Two, Episode 113
In this episode, Jim discusses Part Two of his 10 Tech Tips to help school counselors use time. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:41
January 30, 2019
TPSCC Part One, Episode 112
In this episode, Jim discusses part one of his 10 Tech Tips to help school counselors use time. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:30
January 29, 2019
TPSCC opener - Episode 111
In this episode, Jim discusses his upcoming presentation at the Texas Professional School Counselor Conference. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:03
January 28, 2019
Nuts and Bolts - Episode 110
In this episode, Jim discusses why he does a podcast. Hope you enjoy. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:44
January 27, 2019
Only I Get Older - Episode 110
In this episode, Jim discusses getting better every single day. Hope you enjoy. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:16
January 24, 2019
Kids & Routines - Episode 109
In this podcast, Jim discusses how to develop routines in students. Hope you enjoy. You can catch all my past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Don't forget to leave me a rating on your favorite platform. 
06:49
January 23, 2019
Not Feeling it - 109 - 5-minutes with the Counselor.
In this episode, Jim discusses what to do when it isn't working. 
06:01
January 22, 2019
Taking Notes - 108 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episodes, Jim discusses how to keep track of notes and suggestions when he is away from the office. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
04:18
January 20, 2019
Bonus Episode -- Routines Long Form Version - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this bonus episode, Jim combines his six episodes on routines into a long version. Hope you enjoy. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
30:55
January 20, 2019
Crazy Train - 107 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episodes, Jim discusses how to stay off the crazy train by developing routines. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:43
January 17, 2019
Evening Routine - 106 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episodes, Jim discusses his evening routine and how it helps him stay on track each day. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:52
January 16, 2019
Afternoon Routine - 105 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episodes, Jim discusses how is afternoon routine helps him stay off the crazy train. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:14
January 15, 2019
Morning Routine - 104 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episodes, Jim discusses his morning routine and how it helps him stay on track. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:17
January 14, 2019
Routines -- 103 -- 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episodes, Jim discusses returning to the routines of school and what his routine is daily. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:04
January 13, 2019
Finish Strong - 102 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about finishing strong. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
04:47
December 22, 2018
Importance of 5-minutes - 101 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about the importance of 5-minutes. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:13
December 21, 2018
Setting a Date - 100 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about the importance of setting a date. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:24
December 20, 2018
Parenting Styles - 099 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about parenting styles. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
04:32
December 19, 2018
The Rain - 098 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about the rain. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
04:14
December 18, 2018
How quiet is an airplane? - 097 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about a recent flight. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
04:41
December 17, 2018
Is it worth It? - 096 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about dealing with the stress of being a school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:29
December 6, 2018
Christmas Lights - 094 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about Christmas lights. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:39
November 28, 2018
Changing Your Perspective - 093 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim recalls a summer trip that changed his perspective. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:49
November 27, 2018
Black Friday - 092 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about the changes to Black Friday shopping. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
05:49
November 26, 2018
Big Rocks - 095 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim talks about how to maximize the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. ou can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:14
November 25, 2018
Mary - 091 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim recalls a story from growing up and compares it to growing up today. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Please leave a review on your podcast site and let me know how I'm doing.
06:20
November 21, 2018
Communication 101 - 090 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim ponders if society is losing the ability to communicate face-to-face thanks to technology. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:08
November 16, 2018
Apathetic Students - 089 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses how to deal with those apathetic students that we all have in our building. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:14
November 15, 2018
Drama, drama, drama - 088 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses handling all the emotional swings of middle school life. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:07
November 14, 2018
How to sleep - 087 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses balancing home and work and keeping your sanity. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:34
November 13, 2018
The Grind - 086 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses the daily grind of being a school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:54
November 12, 2018
More Executive Function - 085 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses more tips to develop executive functions in kids. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:13
November 9, 2018
Thinking outside the box - 084 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses ways to find answers to issues outside the world of education. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:32
November 8, 2018
Check in forms - 083 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses tips and tricks for those infamous check-in/check-out forms. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:00
November 7, 2018
On call 24/7 - 082 - 5-minutes with the counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses being on call 24/7. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:53
November 6, 2018
Structuring Your day - 081 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses tips and tricks for structuring your day. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
04:57
November 5, 2018
Executive Functioning - 080 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses executive functioning tips and tricks. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:20
October 26, 2018
Using your strengths - 079 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses using your talents and skills to the best of your ability. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
04:42
October 25, 2018
That One Kid - 078 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses those frequent flyers we all deal with each day. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:59
October 24, 2018
Processing Speed - 077 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses working with students who process information differently. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:30
October 23, 2018
Dancing in the rain -- 076 -- 5-minutes with the counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses how to deal with the ups and downs of counseling. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:07
October 22, 2018
What I learned from a Cop - 075 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses five things he learned from a cop a very long time ago in high school. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:50
October 5, 2018
Google Keep Part 2 - 074 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses ways to use Google Keep to help students get organized. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:10
October 4, 2018
Google Keep Part 1 - 073 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses ways to use Google Keep in his daily routine. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:14
October 2, 2018
Being Consistent - 072 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses ways to be consistent as a middle school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:01
October 1, 2018
Restorative Practices Part 4 - 071 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses how he uses Restorative Circles as a school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Info from Texas Education Agency - tea.texas.gov/Restorative_Discipline/ Books Little Book of Circles Process by Kay Pranis Restorative Circles by Bob Costello Circle Forward by Carolyn Boyes-Watson and Kay Pranis My Video Playlist - www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCnqnt_OCKakwW7SpqqgX9S2PioFKgJ2w
07:08
September 27, 2018
Restorative Practices Part 3 - 070 - 5-minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses how he uses Restorative Circles as a school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Info from Texas Education Agency - tea.texas.gov/Restorative_Discipline/ Books Little Book of Circles Process by Kay Pranis Restorative Circles by Bob Costello Circle Forward by Carolyn Boyes-Watson and Kay Pranis My Video Playlist - www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCnqnt_OCKakwW7SpqqgX9S2PioFKgJ2w
07:20
September 27, 2018
Restorative Practices Part 2 - 069 - 5-Minutes.
In this episode, Jim Discusses how he uses Restorative Circles as a school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Info from Texas Education Agency - tea.texas.gov/Restorative_Discipline/ Books Little Book of Circles Process by Kay Pranis Restorative Circles by Bob Costello Circle Forward by Carolyn Boyes-Watson and Kay Pranis My Video Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCnqnt_OCKakwW7SpqqgX9S2PioFKgJ2w
07:04
September 25, 2018
Restorative Circles Part 1 - 068 - 5-Minutes
In this episode, Jim discusses how he uses Restorative Circles as a school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Info from Texas Education Agency - https://tea.texas.gov/Restorative_Discipline/ Books Little Book of Circles Process by Kay Pranis Restorative Circles by Bob Costello Circle Forward by Carolyn Boyes-Watson and Kay Pranis My Video Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCnqnt_OCKakwW7SpqqgX9S2PioFKgJ2w
08:43
September 24, 2018
Self Care Update - 067 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses ways to deal with the stress of being a middle school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:28
September 20, 2018
Teacher's Encyclopedia - 066 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses one of his favorite counseling resources, "The Teacher's Encyclopedia of Behavior Management." You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:38
September 19, 2018
RTI Process - 065 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses the counselor's role in the RTI Process. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:45
September 18, 2018
Lawnmower Parents - 064 - 5-minutes with the Counselor.
In this episode, Jim discusses dealing with Lawn mover parents. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:26
September 17, 2018
Self-harm Tips - 063
In today's episode, Jim talks about some tips and strategies to use when dealing with self-harm situations. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:42
September 14, 2018
More Google Forms - 062 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In today's episode, Jim talks about the many ways you can use Google Forms as a counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:11
September 13, 2018
The 504 process - 061 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim talks about the counselor's role in the 504 process. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:44
September 12, 2018
Being 1:1 as a counselor. - 060 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim talks about how being 1:1 changed his role as a school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:25
September 11, 2018
Staying in your Lane - 059 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In today's episode, Jim talks about Staying in your Lane as a busy school counselor. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:19
September 10, 2018
Lets Relate at 8 - 047 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses ways to get kids off their screeens and communicating with those around them.
04:55
August 31, 2018
Social Media balance - 058 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In episode 58, Jim discusses how to play a bigger role on your campus in social media education and training. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:04
August 31, 2018
Meeting time - 057 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In episode 57, Jim discusses how to have an active voice at meetings. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:17
August 30, 2018
On Duty - 056 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In episode 56, Jim discusses how to use duty time to build relationships. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:35
August 29, 2018
Body Odor - 055 - 5-minutes with the counselor
In episode 55, Jim discusses having the body odor conversation with a student. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:03
August 28, 2018
Schedules Changes - 054 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In episode 54, Jim discusses five tips for making schedule changes at the start of a school year. You can catch all past episodes at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email or show idea at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
07:10
August 27, 2018
Don't Jump - 053 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this podcast, just discusses how to have some control of your counseling day. You can catch all past podcasts at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:31
August 24, 2018
8th Grade -- 052 -- 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this podcast, just discusses the 8th-grade year for students. You can catch all past podcasts at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:02
August 23, 2018
7th Grade -- 051 -- 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this podcast, just discusses the 7th-grade year for students. You can catch all past podcasts at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:25
August 22, 2018
6th Grade Year -- 050 -- 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this podcast, just discusses the 6th-grade year for students. You can catch all past podcasts at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
06:11
August 21, 2018
First day Jitters - 049 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In today's episode, Jim talks abut his 28th first day of school. You can catch all past podcasts at www.tejas.counselor.com. You can also leave Jim an email at Tejascounselor@gmail.com.
04:49
August 20, 2018
Google Forms - 048 - 5-minutes with the counselor
In this episode, Jim discusses how he uses Google Forms as a school counselor. You can catch all of my past episodes at www.tejascounselor.com. You can also leave Jim a comment at tejascounselor@gmail.com.
05:45
August 17, 2018
On the subway - 047 - 5-minutes with the counselor
In this episode , Jim discusses his trip on the NY Subway and how the experience helped him become a better counselor. www.tejascounselor.com.
05:37
August 16, 2018
Being at the table -046 -- 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim's discusses his recent school retreat and design thinking. Check out all of Jim's podcasts and blogs at www.tejascounselor.com. Leave a comment at tejascounselor@gmail.com
05:49
August 15, 2018
Summer Learning - 045 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim talks about the five things he has learned this summer. Let Jim know what you learned this summer by commenting or sending an email to Tejascounselor@gmail.com. Check out all past episodes at www.tejascounselor.com.
05:34
August 14, 2018
Haircuts - 044- 5-minutes with the Counselor
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05:21
August 13, 2018
Learning from a Dryer -043 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
In this episode, Jim talks about learning some new tricks from a broken dryer.
05:09
August 10, 2018
What I learned - 042 - 5-minutes with the Counselor.
In episode 42, Jim discusses the top five things he learned while interviewing 18 school counselors from 13 states and Canada. Contact Jim at tejascounselor@gmail.com if you would like to be a guest on his show. Catch up on all past episodes at www.tejascounselor.com
06:39
August 9, 2018
Kate Edelen - 041 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Today, my interview is with Kate Edelan from Kentucky. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
07:59
August 8, 2018
Jeannie Maddox - 040 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Today, my interview is with Jeannie Maddox from Florida. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
08:36
August 7, 2018
Rachel Andrews -039 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Today, my interview is with Rachel Andrews from California. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
10:39
August 6, 2018
Stephanie Marshall - 038 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Today, my interview is with Stephanie Marshall from the state of Washington. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
08:38
August 3, 2018
Cassie Beno - 037 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Today, my interview is with Cassie Beno from North Carolina. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
05:31
August 2, 2018
Jill Rowland - 036 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Today, my interview is with Jill Rowland from Michigan. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
08:52
August 1, 2018
Fabion Vicks - 035 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Today, my interview is with Fabion Vicks from Georgia. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
04:23
July 31, 2018
Alexis Stadler - 034 -- 5-Minutes with Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Jim interviews Alexis Stadler today from North Carolina. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
06:35
July 30, 2018
Robert PIncus - 033 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Today, my interview is with Robert PIncus from Florida. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
08:54
July 27, 2018
Amy Taucher - 032- 5-Minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Today Jim interviews Amy Taucher from Illinois. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
08:05
July 26, 2018
Jaclyn Lussenhop - 031 - 5-Minutes with the counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Jim interviews Jaclyn Lussenhop from Iowa. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
08:47
July 25, 2018
Courtney Swanson - 030 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Jim interviews Courtney Swanson today from North Carolina. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
07:18
July 24, 2018
Motivational Interviewing - 029B - Reagan North -- 5-Minutes
Here is my interview with author and school counselor Reagan North from Washington. Regan discusses his book "Motivational Interviewing for School Counselors" and how its effective in schools. Jim is on a quest to interview counselors from all 50 states. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
15:26
July 23, 2018
Why Podcasting? - 029 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In this episodes, Jim gives you five reasons why a school counselor should be using podcasting.
05:22
July 21, 2018
Jan Demarias-Morse Interview - 028 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Jim interviews Jan Demarias-Morse from Indiana as he continues his trek across the country to speak with a counselor from every state. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
09:16
July 20, 2018
Crystal Brewer Interview - 027 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Jim interviews Crystal Brewer from Mississippi as he continues his trek across the country to speak with a counselor from every state. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
07:51
July 19, 2018
Jeromy Beard interview - 026 - 5-minutes with the counselor
Here is another interview with some great counselors from around the country. Jim interviews Jeromy Beard from South Carolina as he continues his trek across the country to speak with a counselor from every state. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
07:26
July 18, 2018
Quita Jones - 025 - 5-minutes with the Counselor
Here is another interview with great counselors from around the country. Today, Jim interviews Quita Jones from Valdosta Georgia as Jim continues his trek across the country to speak with a counselor from every state. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
11:40
July 17, 2018
Susan Spellman Cann - 024 - 5-minutes with the counselor
Here is another interview with great counselors from around the country. In today's episode, Jim talks with Susan Spellman Cann. Susan is from Calgary and has a great insight on the issues faced by school counselors. If you're interested in being a guest on the show, just contact Jim. Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com
09:57
July 16, 2018
Going to the Store -- 023 -- 5-minutes with the Counselor."
In this episode, Jim's talks about a humorous trip to the grocery store and how it helps with middle school students. Contact Jim at Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com with any feedback or suggestions.
05:41
July 11, 2018
Getting to Neutral - 022 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In today's episode, Jim talks about the counseling strategy "Getting to Neutral" and how it helps when dealing with middle school kids. Contact Jim at Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com with any feedback or suggestions.
04:26
July 11, 2018
Ripple in Time - 021 - 5-Minutes with the Counselor
In today's episode, Jim talks about the impact counselors make on the future and a story about a ripple in time he discovered recently. Contact Jim at Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com with any feedback or suggestions.
04:47
July 11, 2018
So, I'm a middle school Counselor? - 020 - 5-Minutes with the counselor
In this double issue, Jim talks about the tips for a middle school counselor and the skill needed to thrive in the crazy life of middle school. This was two episodes that I combined into one. just contact Jim at Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com with any tips or tricks.
11:17
July 10, 2018
5-minutes with the Counselor - 019 - Being Relentless
How relentless are you with your tough kids? Contact Jim at Tejas.Counselor@gmail.com with any feedback or suggestions.
05:37
July 9, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor 018 -- Being Uncomfortable
Jim discusses allowing kids to be uncomfortable.
05:19
July 6, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor 017 -- Counseling Style
Jim discusses his counseling style. What is yours?
05:02
July 5, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor 016 -- Why Use Data
Jim discusses why Professional School Counselors should use data to impact lives.
06:15
July 4, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor 015 -- Theme Park Counselor
Jim talks counseling, technology and how its relates to visiting a theme park. Sit back and enjoy.
06:01
July 3, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor 014 -- Relationship Tips
Jim discusses a situation that came up at his wedding anniversary dinner and developed into ways to build strong relationships.
06:42
July 2, 2018
5-minutes with the counselor -- Episode 013 -- Barriers
How many barriers do students have to jump over to see you?
07:11
June 24, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor -- Episode 12 -- Planning Strategies
In today's episode, Jim talks about the 5-minute rule and preparing for meetings as he wraps up his series on using time.
05:13
June 24, 2018
5-minutes with the counselor -- Episode 011 -- Google Keep for Counseling
Tips and tricks on how to use Google Keep as a school counselor.
05:01
June 24, 2018
5-minutes with the Counselor -- Episode 010 -- Planning your week
Tips for scheduling your day to take advantage of time.
05:07
June 24, 2018
5-minutes with the counselor -- Episode 009 -- Planning your day
Some tips on how to use time to your advantage.
05:12
June 24, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor 008 -- Reactive vs. Proactive
In today's episode, Jim discusses five tricks to help you start moving from a reactive to proactive counselor.
05:22
June 16, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor 007 -- Robbing the World of Your Voice
In today's episode, Jim reflects on John Spencer's keynote at the Transform Ed Conference in Waco.
04:27
June 16, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor 006 -- New Counselor Tips
Here are five quick tips for making your first year a success in school counseling.
05:44
June 16, 2018
5-Minutes with Counselor 005
A chat with our district's 504 Coordinator.
05:43
June 16, 2018
Episode 4
Starting a podcast
05:19
June 15, 2018
5-Minutes with the Counselor 003 -- The Treadmill
This the third episode of 5-minutes with the counselor. Today, Jim talks about barriers and the treadmill.
03:57
June 13, 2018
5-minutes with the counselor 002 -- Self Care
This is the second episode of 5-minutes with the counselor. Today, Jim talks about counseling and self care.
03:46
June 13, 2018
5 Minutes with the Counselor 001
The very first episode of Tejas Counselor!
04:53
June 13, 2018
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