The HRC Foundation announced today that it is pulling its 2017 Time to THRIVE conference for educators, counselors and other youth-serving professionals out of Nashville because of recent actions by Tennessee lawmakers in passing a law...Show More Summary
At the Ethiopian refugee camp called Mai Ani, Helen, the counselor at a U.S.-funded Women’s Wellness Center, slipped into a wedding wearing a veil as a disguise. Tipped off by the bride’s mother, she brought along the official in charge of the camp.
There are stories told about Camp Stillwater and all of them are full of horror. When DEAD OF SUMMER begins, it’s the late 1980s and the counselors of Camp Stillwater are looking forward to summer. But this seemingly idyllic camp is hiding a lot of secrets. And an accident and dark mythology. Soon everyone realizes […]
Earlier this week, fans of the popular show Pawn Stars breathed a sigh of relief as it was announced Chumlee will not face jail time. The affable reality star went before a Clark County judge and accepted a plea deal. Best of all, it looks like Austin Lee Russell, Chumlee’s real name, will return to... Show More Summary
I spent 12 years of my life attending and working at a sleep-away camp, and I can promise you, a Summer spent making new friends completely removed from civilization is the best thing your child will ever experience. Being a counselor, however, isn't always all fun and games. Show More Summary
The summer camp from Hell awaits the unsuspecting when Freeform’s Dead of Summer premieres on Tuesday, June 28th. Set in the late 1980s, school is out for the summer, and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Stillwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses—and first kills. Show More Summary
If only one person meets with a genetic counselor because of this blog post, I'll know it was worth writing. In March 2015, I tested positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation, inherited from my father. I am represented in the statistic that one out of every 40 people of Eastern European (Ashkenazi) Jewish ancestry carries a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation. Show More Summary
The door to your office opens and Sarah walks in with tears in her eyes.This has been happening a lot lately, to the point where it's started to interrupt your daily cross polishing, but as a high school guidance counselor, you’re responsible for the well-being of these students. Show More Summary
Camp seems to be the defacto destination for the YouTube set as of late. And following news that bold-faced stars like Tyler Oakley and Bethany Mota will serve as “camp counselors” at a new seven-day meetup conceived by live events company...Show More Summary
Episode 21,619 of people who shouldn’t be asked to comment on anything about anything ever again. His name is John Hannah. He’s currently a senior counselor for the right-wing Foundation for Defense of Democracies. On Tuesday, he’s slated...Show More Summary
Some Monday morning inspiration, career options your guidance counselor probably never suggested, the real health benefits of yoga (that don’t require pricey pants), and more, all in this week’s Lifehacker Brain Buffet! Read more...
When I last saw my oncologist, he referred me to a counselor about some anxiety and flashbacks. It’s one of the free services available to me as an ongoing patient being monitored post-cancer. I had one appointment, and we had a good talk. He gave […]
While the primary goal of Gun Media's upcoming Friday the 13th: The Game will be, if you're playing as a camp counselor, to survive the wrath of hockey-masked killer Jason Voorhees and, if you're playing as Jason, to destroy...Show More Summary
Mark Nelson is best known for playing the flirty camp counselor Ned Rubenstein -- opposite Adrienne King as Alice -- in the 1980 fright film "Friday the 13th." Guess what he looks like now!
The other day, I mentioned that the American Counseling Association had canceled an upcoming conference in Nashville because Tennessee recently passed a law allowing religious counselors to deny service to gay patients. The move would cost the city $2.5 million in "direct visitor spending."Now another domino has fallen -- and it's a faith-based group to boot.
(YouTube link) What do you want to be when you grow up? There’s a lot more to select from than there once was, even if there are fewer jobs available overall. Maybe the lack of jobs has something to do with the more unusual new jobsShow More Summary
On April 27, 2016, the governor of Tennessee signed into law House Bill 1840, which "declares that no person providing counseling or therapy services will be required to counsel or serve a client as to goals, outcomes, or behaviors that...Show More Summary
When children become adolescents, they pose new challenges for parents and providers. Providers must develop unique tools for difficult - and sometimes awkward - behavior. Autism Family Center's Lead Behavior Counselor, Michael Sowa, noticed the lack of services geared towards teenagers on the Autism spectrum. Show More Summary
The American Counseling Association (ACA) announced on Tuesday that it was canceling its 2017 conference in Nashville, Tennessee because of a state law allowing counselors to reject LGBT clients, the Tennessean reported. “Of all the legislation impacting counseling during my 30 years with...
Taking a strong stance against a new Tennessee law that permits mental health counselors to discriminate against LGBT patients, the American Counseling Association announced Tuesday that it is moving its annual convention out of theShow More Summary