Category Archives: Psych

Similarities/Differences Between Children and Adolescents Who Commit Suicide

[Source: Science Daily] According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide was the 10th leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 11 in 2014. This was the first time suicide had shown up in the … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: How Domestic Violence In One Home Affects Every Child In A Class

[Source:  Mind Shift] Part of our NPR Ed series on mental health in schools. Every Monday morning at Harvie Elementary School, in Henrico County, Va., Brett Welch stands outside her office door as kids file in. “The first thing I’m … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Strategies for Students With Scattered Minds

[Source: Edutopia] Imagine a team without a coach guiding players toward working together to execute a winning strategy. Imagine a company without a leader to make sure that employees across departments are equipped and organized to collaborate on continually improving … Continue reading

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School Nurse Corner: Talking to Teens About Risky Behaviors

[Source:  School-Based Health Alliance] Dr. Jennifer Salerno has learned a lot about connecting with teens through her clinical work as a nurse practitioner in school-based health centers (SBHCs). She’s created trainings and online content to help professionals talk to teens … Continue reading

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Best Bulletin Boards to Try this Year

[Source:  We Are Teachers] Whether you’re still looking for ideas, or you’re a super teacher who had their classroom planned out since the end of last year (high five super teacher!), we think these bulletin board ideas are some of … Continue reading

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