Tag Archives: School Psych

Pediatric Therapy Corner: Resources for Children’s Mental Health Month

Editor’s Note:  It’s Mental Health Month!  We found this excellent collection of resources on the APA — this is a go-to checklist perfect for all therapy clinicians and educators! [Source:  American Psychological Association] Below are a collection of APA resources … Continue reading

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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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