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How to Help Kids Cope with Mixed Feelings About Back to School

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Scared and Worried: A Guide for Kids Most kids look forward to the end of the school year. No more getting up early, doing homework, studying for tests, … Continue reading

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Meeting Students Where They Are: Addressing Social Emotional Learning Disruption

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis It’s on social media feeds and in newspapers, and it’s reflected on the tired faces of educators everywhere: this school year is … Continue reading

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5 Ideas for Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety and Enjoy a Meaningful Holiday Season

By Lisa L. Walsh, author of Violet the Snowgirl: A Story of Loss and Healing As we head toward the holiday season, many of us find ourselves managing a high level of unease and anxiety for ourselves and our children. … Continue reading

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How to Get Parent Buy-In: Explaining Social Emotional Learning

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis School counseling programs teach therapeutic interventions that methodologically meet the client where they are and help the counselor learn about the underlying … Continue reading

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Excited and Nervous: How to Help Children Navigate Mixed Feelings About Returning to School

By Lory Britain, Ph.D., author of I’m Happy-Sad Today: Making Sense of Mixed-Together Feelings Your child laughs excitedly as she packs pencils and pens in her backpack for the first day of in-person school. You watch with both relief and … Continue reading

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