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Professional Development Opportunities

Good professional development can be hard to find for school counselors. OSCA committed to providing relevant and meaningful professional development to our members and school counselors through offerings such as the All Ohio Counselors Conference and Summer Academy. We are also committed to sharing professional development opportunities throughout the state and region. Visit or follow our Professional Development Blog to see what is available.

  • 04 Oct 2019 9:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SWOSPA Conference

    Friday, October 4, 2019 @ Butler County ESC

    Click here to learn more about the conference and to access a registration form.

    Learning Objectives

    • Receive an update on laws and other state action relevant to school psychology practice
    • Learn technology tips for protecting student data and digital records, encrypting information and ensuring private home-school communication; basic technology safety & security issues.
    • Explore an array of therapeutic apps for children with emotional and/or behavioral issues.
    • Learn about the concept of intersec- tionality and its implications for culturally responsive practice and ensur- ing optimal learning environments for all students.
  • 02 Oct 2019 7:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The American School Health Association (ASHA) 2019 School Health conference, taking place at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati, OH October 2-4, is a great resource for school health professionals across the US and internationally to learn, meet, and share ideas with like-minded professionals. Attendees represent schools, districts, state, communities, government, and other school health committed entities. Take a look at the Conference Details and register today!

  • 05 Sep 2019 10:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Career Path Less Taken Documentary Screening

    On September 5 at 6 p.m., at the Idea Center, we will host a special screening of The Career Path Less Taken. The free screening will include a pizza dinner and fun activities for the whole family. Register now, and please pass along to your community!

    Your Ohio public television stations, ideastream, CET and WOSU Public Media, have created The Career Path Less Taken, along with an accompanying digital toolkit to use as a moderator or facilitator for the 30-minute documentary. In the digital toolkit, you'll find chapter-marked areas of the documentary that may be useful to businesses, parents, students, teachers and state officials. You can find more information here. These assets were built for you and your communities, and we hope that you enjoy them.

  • 26 Aug 2019 9:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Trouble Unseen: What Parents and Educators Need to Know About
    the Mental Health of Students in Highly Competitive High Schools

    Monday, August 26 / 7:00-8:30PM / New Albany High School

    The suicide rate in America's most competitive high schools is between four and five times the national average. This event will be a panel discussion featuring written and spoken testimony of students who have lost friends to suicide, and in some cases sacrificed their own personal well-being for the sake of high achievement. We will be coming together as parents, community members, and educators to discuss what we can do to get ahead of this problem.

osca@ohioschoolcounselor.org / (614) 401-4642 / PO Box 1445, Dublin, OH 43017

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