Category Archives: Psych

CDC Finds More Preschoolers Have Autism

[Source:  Disability Scoop] New federal figures indicate that autism prevalence among young children is on the rise. The number of 4-year-olds with the developmental disorder increased from 1 in 75 children in 2010 to 1 in 59 kids in 2014, … 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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School Psych Corner: Students Write a Guide to Teen Psychology

[Source: Edutopia] It’s always awe-inspiring when students take hold of a project and are given the power to lead it. They set goals, delegate, lead discussions, and critique each other’s work as if that were a normal process. I’ve just … Continue reading


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School Psych Corner: Diversification of School Psychology – Developing an Evidence Base From Current Research and Practice

[Source:  PsycNet at APA.org] Why is there a need to increase the racial/ethnic diversity of faculty in school psychology? Chiefly, school psychologists serve the most racially/ethnically diverse population: children in US schools. Therefore, developing a knowledge base that is inclusive … Continue reading


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Pediatric Tx Corner: How To Teach Frustration Tolerance

[Source:  PBS Parents via School Psyched By Katie Hurley, LCSW A mother of a six-year-old boy called me in tears. After yet another meltdown in his classroom, the teacher requested a meeting with the parents. The mother assured me that … Continue reading


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