Hello school psychologist friends! As some of you may have seen in recent posts, the new mantra of the Thriving School Psychologist Collective during this…Read More
Brain-based SEL Tips for School Psychologists: A Coffee Chat with Tina Payne Bryson
School psychologists are in the important position of being a support and consultant for teachers and parents of children who struggle with social-emotional learning (SEL)…Read More
3 Ways School Psychologists Can Automate Positive Habits in 2020
Happy end of 2019 everyone! As you know, we’re entering a fresh new year, and its new year’s resolution time, so I’m sitting in…Read More
What Can School Psychologists Do to Address Bullying?
For National Suicide Prevention Week, I want to address the issue of bullying. Youth involved in bullying in any capacity – both bullies and victims…Read More
Car Seat Wars.
They (the royal “they”) say to write about what you know. Lately, I have been learning a lot about behavior modification. I will write about…Read More
The Teacher Look.
When you’re a school psychologist, you hear a lot of uncensored statements made by kids: “Hey! Get away from me, I ain’t no #$%*ing special…Read More
Go On, Win Yerself Something Purdy.
I love getting emails from readers, especially when they offer something pretty for my readers. I tend to not pimp out things to buy on…Read More
I just received a threatening email from Amazon Kindle. They (the royal “they”) said they noticed I hadn’t posted in over 30 days and they…Read More
My One-Woman Fight to Call It Something Else.
It’s back to school “professional development” time! In my district, we call them “PD Days” and in my mind, every time, I call them P….Read More
Like Shark Week, Only Different.
I am apparently developing a theme this week in my posts. It’s Behavior Week! Perhaps it is because many of my students are experiencing termination…Read More