2020 - 2021 School Year


Mental Health Numbers in Children

May 19 2021

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 6 U.S. children are diagnosed with a…

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Anxiety in the Classroom

May 19 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month  Sometimes anxiety in children is easy to identify - like feeling nervous right before a big test or…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May 5 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month This simple graphic from National Alliance on Mental Illness discusses the importance of prioritizing our mental…

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Adjustment Disorder

April 21 2021

As the year winds down, we find ourselves in a curious place.  For many of us, it has been a long year filled with twists and turns (and loops!) along the way. The…

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Counseling Awareness

April 15 2021

April is Counseling Awareness Month  Children across the globe have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Mental Health issues are on the…

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Stress is Like a Bridge

April 7 2021

As we continue National Stress Awareness Month, I would like to share how the Stress Management Society…

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Stress Awareness Month

March 31 2021

April is National Stress Awareness Month so I will be sending a series of stress related content throughout the month.  At this point in the year, we are…

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Happy Hormones

March 24 2021

KidsHealth defines hormones as “chemical substances that act like messenger molecules in the body. After being…

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ODD Explained

March 4 2021

A new condition has been gaining more attention in our conversations about school and the behavior of students. Oppositional Defiance is becoming a way to describe…

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Effects of Stress

January 21 2021

This week’s Tip focuses on stress, which is something that affects every person at every age.  Some of our students feel an overwhelming amount of stress and…

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Strategies for Students with ODD

January 13 2021

Many of you have probably heard of Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).  According to the

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Holiday How Tos

December 16 2020

The following information was taken from an article by Dr. Calen Soma, PsyD, LMSW, Chief Clinical Officer at Starr Commonwealth and can be accessed

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Self-Reflection

December 10 2020

The upcoming holiday break brings on the need to reflect and process the events of the past year and the year to come. With everything that has gone on this year,…

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Nonviolent Communication

November 18 2020

Hello,    As we set off for the holiday break, I invite you to scan your body and see how you are feeling physically and…

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4 Strategies for Coping with Stress

November 11 2020

Hello,    This year has been incredibly stressful for all of us and many will see an increase in their stress levels as we…

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Election Stress

November 4 2020

/files/download/documents/November Self-Care Calendar.pdfHello,  …

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Negativity Bias

October 28 2020

Hello,    Have you ever wondered why we automatically think negatively when something isn’t going well?  There is actually…

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Stress Management with Strengths

October 14 2020

Hello,    Stress can pop up anytime and anywhere.  But when you take control and develop strategies to…

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National Depression Screening Day

October 7 2020

Thursday is National Depression Screening Day   Regular health screenings offer a quick and easy way to spot signs of serious…

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Ambiguous Loss

September 30 2020

Have you ever heard the term ambiguous loss?  This term was developed by Dr. Pauline Boss to help explain the…

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Reintroduction of Basecampus

September 24 2020

With the 2020-2021 school year now in full swing it is time to re-introduce everyone to the Basecampus program and it’s new look.  Now in its 3rd…

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Educator Self-Care

September 16 2020

Self-care has been talked about a ton recently and will most likely continue to be talked about for a long time; especially during COVID-19.   But what…

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Suicide Prevention Month

September 9 2020

This week’s Tip is bringing awareness to a serious topic: Suicide Prevention.  September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and according to

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Resilience with Social Emotional Learning

September 3 2020

The pandemic has left even the most resilient of people at risk of being vulnerable and less regulated than they were pre-COVID-19.  For this reason, SEL can…

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Virtual Instruction with a Social Emotional Lens

August 26 2020

As educators, you are continuously asked to do the impossible and time after time, have overcome any challenges in your way.  Educators have also proven to be…

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