Workshops

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Full Day, Half Day, & Mini Workshop Options:

App-A-Palooza: Technology Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts for Counselors and Educators (60/90 minute mini-workshop or Half Day):  Most workshops ask you to put away your smart phones and tablets; not this one! This is a hands-on-your technology experiential workshop!  Learn about the most powerful features of various productivity apps including Evernote, Google Apps, Scannable, Productive, and others.  Dr. DiNicola will share his favorite tips, tricks, and hacks to help you become more effective, efficient, and have more fun in your work!

Morning Mastery: Learn How Improving Your Morning Routine Can Change Everything!  (60/90 minute mini-workshop or Half Day):  Whether you want to make significant improvements in just a few key areas or you are ready for a major overhaul that will radically transform your entire life–you’ve picked the right session.  You will learn how changing how you start your day can have a major positive impact on everything that follows.  This session gives an overview of life changing practices to help educators be happier, healthier, and more productive.  

Build a Model College and Career Readiness System with Data-Driven Individual Graduation Plans (IGPs) – (1-2 Full Day Sessions): School Counselors and Career Specialists will learn a systematic process to build data-driven IGPs that help students, parents, and educators make informed education, college, and career related decisions. Counselors will learn how create templates, processes, and policies that save time while providing a high quality, consistent IGP experience for ALL students and parents.  With this Model IGP System in place, schools and districts can expect to deliver a more consistent IGP experience from school to school and counselor to counselor.  Come ready to engage in lots of learning activities, practice, and discussion for integrating the Model IGP System into your work.  Samples of previous successful projects are available online at: www.futurereadynow.com/downloads/.

Level Up Your School Counseling Program Using the ASCA National Model (Full Day Launch or Half-Day Overview): This workshop helps School Counselors design and deliver comprehensive school counseling programs that promote student achievement.  School Counseling programs based on the ASCA National Model are driven by student data and based on standards in academic, career and personal/social development, promote and enhance the learning process for all students.  With the expertise of the Dr. DiNicola to assist you, your school or district will learn how to implement a school counseling program that is aligned with the ASCA National Model.  The model allows school counselors to work from an orientation that gives organization and structure to their work and links it directly to the mission of the school and district.  This workshop incorporates the utilization of apps, calendaring, technology, and gaming to take your School Counseling Program to a new level.

Solution Focused Brief Counseling and Teacher/Parent Consultation (60/90 minute mini-workshop or Half Day):  This experiential workshop is designed for school counselors, school social workers, school psychologists, teachers, and school administrators who want to learn an innovative approach to empower their students to better recognize and utilize their strengths. This model uses a systematic approach in which students/parents focus on solutions rather than problems. Solutions are derived by the students/parents themselves and therefore not only are they more involved in their success, but the solutions fit their unique lifestyles.  Since the emphasis of this counseling technique is on solutions rather than problems, counseling (and conferences) becomes brief.

Please note:  The exact length and content of the workshops can be modified to meet the client’s needs.  Please contact me with any questions and for pricing information.

Mike DiNicola, Ph.D.
FutureReadyNow.com
mike.d@futurereadynow.com
843-732-3123

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