Sonoma County Office of Education

Counselor Collaborative: Spring 2023 Convening

The Counselor Collaborative is a biannual convening of elementary, middle, and high school counselors and related service providers. Each session consists of professional development activities that are related to issues identified by collaborative participants. Meetings feature guest speakers and interactive discussions on topics related to advancing the social, emotional, and academic growth of Sonoma County students. The event is hosted by the Behavioral Health Department at SCOE.

There is a $25 registration fee for this event. If payment is a barrier, please contact Arissa Hieter (707.522.3147, so that the Behavioral Health Department can help to offset the cost.

A light breakfast will be provided.

When Friday, March 10, 2023
8:30AM - 12:00PM
Location Teacher Learning Center at SCOE
5340 Skylane Boulevard Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Dr. Cecile Hyewon Bhang is an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Sonoma State University. She will be leading a workshop on Anxiety in Youth during this spring’s event. The workshop will touch on how anxiety manifests in youth from diverse backgrounds and across the age span and explore culturally sensitive interventions and coping strategies in the school environment.

Following Dr. Bhang’s workshop, there will be topic-focused, counselor and related service provider-led breakout opportunities, including Using Books for Social Emotional Learning with Rebekah Chadwick, Counselor Retention and Advocacy with Moises Fernández, and Supporting Early College Credit with Christi Calson.

Cost $25.00
Audience Open to all Sonoma County K-12 school counselors and related service providers
Registration closes 03/08/2023
Registration Arissa Hieter, 707-522-3147,
Questions Laura Sherwood Higgins, 707.285.7060,

Wendy Worms, 925.276.2045,

Online Registration is not available.