What to do when your interventions aren’t working

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What to do when your interventions aren’t working A recent post from a school counselor went something like this, ” I’m feeling discouraged and defeated. So often I work with students on behavior issues, especially aggression, and we really connect, have a great session and they go back into the classroom and immediately repeat the…

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School Counselors: Need extra income?

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Use Your Skills to Create Extra Income If recent economic events have taught us anything, it’s that we should all have more than one stream of income. When you have all of your eggs in one basket and that income stream dries up, you are in a difficult, maybe even desperate situation. A coach and…

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The secret formula to help kids develop self-confidence

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Developing resilient children  A key component to develop resilient children is recognizing that every child already has the necessary ingredients for resilience within. As educators and parents we don’t have to instill it in them. We just have to provide an environment where it is nurtured and can grow. In her book, Thrivers: The Surprising…

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Helping Boys Develop an Emotional Vocabulary

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Helping Boys Develop an Emotional Vocabulary I’ve written a lot of posts on kids and emotions.  There are several reasons for this.   In many ways, emotions rule our thoughts and our actions, yet very little is taught about how to manage emotions in a positive way. Most of us simply learn that we need to…

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