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Wodrich, David L.; Aros-O'Malley, Megan; Tesoro, Andrew – Communique, 2013
Approximately 12% of U.S. school children are affected by chronic illness, with asthma and diabetes as the most common. Many of these illnesses threaten school success and represent a challenge for teachers. How best to minimize the negative effects of these illnesses in school remains unclear. In part, the subspecialty of pediatric school…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Special Needs Students, Student Needs, School Psychologists
Annenberg Learner, 2012
Exciting developments in the field of neuroscience are leading to a new understanding of how the brain works that is beginning to transform teaching in the classroom. "Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections" brings together researchers and educators in a dialog about how insights into brain function can be harnessed by teachers for use…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Research Tools, Elementary Secondary Education, Brain
Strong, Tom; Gaete, Joaquin; Sametband, Ines N.; French, Jared; Eeson, Jen – Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2012
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) is an administrative fact for many counsellors. This psychiatric approach to formulating client concerns runs counter to those used by counsellors of many approaches (e.g., systemic, feminist). Using an online survey of counsellors (N = 116), invited contributions to a website…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Mental Disorders, Cultural Influences
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2011
As the school year begins, staff at the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) would like to offer all school personnel (including educators, administrators, counselors and support staff) the opportunity to use their many resources for schools! Their resources were created to highlight issues related to trauma, to explain how trauma can…
Descriptors: Intervention, School Personnel, Coping, Emotional Response
Bratt, William Edgar Vernon – Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2010
The use of online social networking websites has increased among Canadians in recent years. There are many professional and ethical implications for counsellors who use these sites (Boyd, 2007). Although they offer advantages to counsellors, their use can also raise issues around ethical conduct. Because the counselling literature has not yet…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Ethics, Counselors, Web Sites
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Bauman, Sheri; Tatum, Tanisha – Professional School Counseling, 2009
Traffic on Web sites for young children (ages 3-12) has increased exponentially in recent years. Advocates proclaim that they are safe introductions to the Internet and online social networking and teach essential 21st-century skills. Critics note developmental concerns. In this article, we provide basic information about Web sites for young…
Descriptors: Young Children, Web Sites, Computer Mediated Communication, Developmentally Appropriate Practices