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4 Long-Term Behavioral Therapy Strategies To Help Children Manage Anger

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Anger Management for Kids

Helping students on your caseload to manage their anger might sometimes feel like navigating a ship through murky waters. While it may be challenging to work with students dealing with anger issues, as a therapist in a school-based therapy job, you are instrumental in helping them learn to manage their emotions with a healthy mindset.… Read More »

How to Effectively Diffuse IEP Meeting Tension

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Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings can be stress-inducing but come with the territory in school-based therapy. There are a number of articles and checklists for parents on IEP meeting preparation – but not much information on how therapists and special education teachers can appropriately interact with parents who object to information, treatment proposals or methodologies.… Read More »

Creating an Organized Classroom for Spring: Tips for Therapists and Special Education Teachers

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Organize Your Classroom

Cramped. Busy. Less-than-tidy. Maybe even disheveled. What’s a school-based therapist or special education teacher to do when the duties are ginormous and clear – and the classroom is, well…not exactly that?  Therapeutic and special education staff face unique organizational challenges, and often seek creative ways to work within a limited workspace and budget. Creating an… Read More »