Tag Archives: Social Work

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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Feelings Mandala Activity

[Source:  The Art of Social Work] This is a simple intervention to explore emotions with children. Simply print off a variety of mandalas and allow the child to choose one to color. Ask the child to list the feelings they … 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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School Psych Corner: A Framework for Safe and Successful Schools

[Sources:  American School Counselor Association, National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO), National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) The cosigners of A … 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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