10 Ways to Sabotage Your Classroom Managment: If you are having classroom management problems, take a look at this article, which explains what NOT to do, and the more effective practices you should try instead.

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DBT: What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy? | Child Mind Institute

DBT: What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy? | Child Mind Institute


Why teens hate therapy

Why Teens Hate Therapy


Great site for worksheets for therapy!

Therapist Aid: Therapy Worksheets, Tools, and Handouts


Helping Teens with Traumatic Grief: Tips for Caregivers < resource developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Each teen grieves in unique ways. After a sudden or violent death some teens may develop traumatic grief responses and have difficulty coping. Ways to recognize and help a teen with traumatic grief.

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Educator and school psychologist Allen Mendler suggests a constructive way for teachers to avoid a power struggle with that attention-seeking student.

Defusing Power Struggles: It's Not About Getting the Last Word



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Do you have students who do their assignments, but can’t remember to turn them in? Or maybe they want to get better test scores, but they can’t seem to initiate studying at home. Maybe they don’t even know what good study habits look like? Chances are good your students are struggling with executive function. I …

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The Middle School Counselor: Decorating Your Office On A Dime

The Middle School Counselor: Decorating Your Office On A Dime


Another great quote for classrooms with gifted kids.

Mistakes Are Proof


Great idea for No Name Calling Week or any anti-violence or anti-bullying initiative...

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Calm bottles

If *I* Can Make This....: Mind Jars: Success!!


School Counselor Blog: Maximize Your Space!: Tips for Setting Up a School Counseling Office

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My take what you need sign... hanging outside my school counseling office

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What You Say in Here Stays in Here sign. Print it for your own counseling office! Creative Elementary School Counselor

Creative Elementary School Counselor


for speech, but a great idea for counseling as well

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school psychologists blog/info

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Charts For Kids With Anxiety

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Social Skills lessons on PowerPoint - tone of voice, thinking/saying thoughts, facial cues, body language, facial expressions, school situations - VERY GOOD SITE

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10 Revolutionary iPad Apps to Help with social/emotional identification - Shoot, another reason to get an ipad!

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behavior board. When students do something good, pull out a stick with a number on it (1-100). When 10 numbers in a row are colored in, students get a party!

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Don't cut English class

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Great idea! We are doing this soon. a ball that has fun questions or tasks the kids have to complete written all over it. The ball is then passed around and when they catch it they must answer or act out what is written below their right thumb.

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