Category Archives: Social Work

School Psych Corner: Emotional Self Regulation: Techniques for Teaching

[Source:  Crisis Prevention.com via School Psyched] What is emotional self regulation? Emotional self regulation is the ability to monitor and manage our own behavior. With self regulation, we can calm ourselves down when we’re distressed, and pick ourselves up when … Continue reading


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Many See Empathy as Requiring Too Much Mental Effort

[Source:  Psych Central] Empathy, the ability to understand the feelings of others, has long been hailed as a virtue that encourages helping behaviors. But a new study finds that many people don’t want to feel empathy, primarily because they believe … 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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Hot, New Job: School-Based Social Worker – Plainfield, IL

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or   Click HERE to Apply A full-time School Social Worker is NEEDED ASAP for a new full-time position in a great elementary school (K-5) setting!  We have an immediate opening for a full-time … Continue reading


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School Psych Corner: A Glimpse Inside the Transition to Trauma-Informed Practices

[Source: Mind Shift] Educators are increasingly aware of how trauma that students experience in their lives outside school affects learning in the classroom. And while this isn’t new information, focusing on how to make the learning environment a safe, nurturing place … Continue reading


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