Category Archives: Social Work

Babies Display Empathy for Victims as Early as 6 Months

Babies show empathy for a bullied victim at only six months of age, according to researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Hebrew University in Israel. In a paper published in British Journal of Psychology, researchers through two experiments contributed … Continue reading


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Hot, New Job! School-Based Social Worker – Chicago Heights, IL

Call Today at 866-733-4278, text us at 662-524-9099, or   Click HERE to Apply Are you a school Social Worker who is searching for a position working with the littlest children?  We are looking for a licensed school Social Worker to … Continue reading


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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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