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Effectiveness of a School-based Early Intervention CBT Group Programme for Children with Anxiety Aged 5-7 Years

There is a growing recognition that anxiety disorders are common among preschoolers and children in their early primary school years…Research […]

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Student Worries about Social Image Affect School Behavior

High school students are willing to ignore educational opportunities when they’re concerned about how they’ll be viewed by their classmates, […]

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3 Techniques to Help You Master Even the Toughest Questions

We all get ’em. Difficult questions.

Being prepared, and practicing three tried-and-true techniques can help you field with ease that challenging […]

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Empathy, Compassion, and Addressing Student Misbehavior

With the increased attention to social-emotional development, a greater focus on the role of empathy has emerged. In schools, much of […]

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Professional Development Opportunities

 

The Community-Partnered School Behavioral Health Modules
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Signs of Suicide Program & Gatekeeper Training Module   Free […]

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Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in Schools

SBIRT is an evidence-based intervention designed to address substance use through screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment.  The brief […]

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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

by Matthew Desmond – 2015

(a “must” read NYT best seller!)

from the NYT Book Review, 2/26/2016

Desmond is an academic who teaches […]

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Schools Closing the Discipline Gap

Districts across the U.S. are coming to grips with having inherited exclusionary discipline practices that disproportionately target students of color […]

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Cookie Breathing Technique for Children with Anxiety

Overview:  Making diaphragmatic breathing fun and easy to learn will motivate children to use this relaxation strategy.  When first learning […]

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Have You Seen the Semi-Colon Tattoo?

Here’s what it means:  “Project Semicolon was born from a social media movement in 2013.  They describe themselves as a […]

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