Category: For Educators

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Teaching in Traumatizing Times: Navigating Vicarious Trauma in the Classroom

The mounting stressors in teaching—changes in funding, pressures in state testing, disengaged parents, school violence—were already contributing to increased burnout …

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Teaching in Traumatizing Times: Fostering Parent-Teacher Collaborations

We know that collaboration between parents and teachers is critical for a student’s academic achievement. We also know it’s a …

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Teaching in Traumatizing Times: Listening to Misbehavior

“Why can’t you just behave?” I’m sure this thought has crossed each teacher’s and parent’s mind at least once. You …

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Teaching in Traumatizing Times: The Power of Attachment

We are two years into the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a time of complex and collective trauma. Collective traumas are …

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Teachers, How are You? Support your Students by Supporting Yourself First

Earlier this year, I was invited by a local elementary school to give a presentation on resilience and self-care for …

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Ted Lasso’s advice for managing “bad” behaviors in the classroom

Anxiety – particularly in this time of COVID, masks/no mask, vax/no vax – manifests in a surprising variety of ways. …

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Facts and Fiction Surrounding School Shootings and Mental Health

Educators have a unique, but daunting role in the identification, prevention, and mitigation of school violence. As our country and …

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Conversations with Clarity on Kid’s Anxiety from COVID-19

Dr. Joshua Essery, the Director of Outpatient Clinical Services at Clarity Child Guidance Center, hosts a discussion on the impact …

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Autism & Social Anxiety Disorder Q&A with Dr. Megan Lawson

1) Why is it important to differentiate between social anxiety disorder and autism spectrum disorder, even as a layperson? It …

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how to craft your crisis plan

Crisis plans, also known as safety plans, are a great tool that allow us to prevent, recognize, prepare for, and respond …

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