Tag Archives: School Psych

School Psychologist #2 Job in Social Services

[Source:  US News and World Report] Many professionals in the social service industry said their job is more of a calling than a choice, and that helping people is one of the most rewarding parts. From hairdressers and nail technicians, … Continue reading

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Study: Children’s Self-Esteem Already Established by Age Five

[Source: Medical X-Press] By age 5 children have a sense of self-esteem comparable in strength to that of adults, according to a new study by University of Washington researchers. Because self-esteem tends to remain relatively stable across one’s lifespan, the … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: Guidelines for Responding to Death of a Student or School Staff

[Source:  National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement via Cincinnati Children’s Hospital] These guidelines are designed to help school administrators, teachers, and crisis team members respond to the needs of students and staff after a loss has impacted the school environment, … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Victim Inspires Emotional Learning Legislation

[Source: Education News.org] Three words were written on the kitchen chalkboard by 6-year-old Jesse Lewis just a few days before he died in the Sandy Hook tragedy. Those three words, nurturing, healing, and love, have become the inspiration for a foundation … Continue reading

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Strategies for Building Foundation for Empathy and Tolerance

[Source: Science Daily] When a child feels valued, he sees values in others. When he realizes he has his own thoughts and emotions, he understands that others do, too. When his ideas and feelings are respected, he learns to respect … Continue reading

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