In looking at the source for my previous post on resources, I came across the name Senaida Mehmedovic Ed.S. NCSP. I then saw that she had this google site and was really impressed. They include Teacher and School Psychologist tools to help support student behavior. I thought these resources looked really worthwhile.
Here are two new treasure troves of School Psychologist tools. The first was found on a Facebook group for School Psychologists. The second link is from a prominent group called “Said No School Psychologist Ever”.
Click this Link- Treasure Trove
From “Said No School Psychologist Ever” – Link Here
In this time of COVID-19, we are spending nearly every waking hour quarantined with our whole family. Conflicts are surely inevitable. Here are some ideas and resources to work through your home conflicts.
One Sheet tips
This collection of links caught my eye because the activities help to deepen the understanding of your individual family.
- 7 Days of Deliciousness: 7 Days of delicious, home-made dinners, all under 8 ingredients and 15 minutes of prep time. Great for new caregivers, new parents, or anyone facing a particularly grueling week. Inclues menu plan, recipes, and a shopping list
- Would You Rather: Here’s a fun way to help your children with VALUES CLARIFICATION. Use it while you are in the car, waiting in line, or just enjoying a quiet moment together.
- Problem Solving for Kids: Here’s a nice worksheet to help you teach your child how to work through tough situations.
- You can use this Family Schedule Worksheet to help organize your new routine and post it for everyone to see.
- Family Night Cards: Print out this handy set of activity cards to make planning family night a breeze. There are 10 pre-filled cards to get you started as well as a set of blank cards to hold all your family favorites!
- Family Values and Rules: Here is a great idea for your next family night – create a set of values and rules that are a unique reflection of your family. This worksheet makes the process run smoothly.
- The Four Styles of Communication: Learn about effective communication.
- Family conflict resolution worksheet: Try out this worksheet the next time you are faced with a family fight.
- Identifying Family Stress Triggers: Figure out what specific trigger heat things up at your house
- The Family Mission Statement: Here’s a great way to build family cohesiveness. Start creating your family mission statement at your next family meeting!
- Family Safety Card: Make sure everyone is on the same page in an emergency
- Family Emergency Plan Template: Make sure everyone is on the same page in an emergency
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Student anxiety can really impact their learning. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychopharmacological interventions are sometimes recommended when anxiety fiercely gets in the way of doing day to day activities. Consult an expert if this applies to your child. Below is a list of tools and worksheets to help address issues related to anxiety.
- Anxiety and Me
- Anxiety and Me Instructions
- Anxiety says…I say…
- Challenging my Anxiety
- Evidence for and Against
- Exposure Tracker
- Fear Thermometer
- Hassle or Horror
- How to Explain Selective Mutism to a Classroom of Children
- Exposure Ladder
- My Team
- Name or Draw my Worry Bully
- Now or Later
- Rewarding Bravery
- Scaredy Cat Rater
- School Tips for Teachers of Children with Selective Mutism
- Talking to Friends and Family about Selective Mutism
- Time Capsule
- Weekly Bravery Chart
Web-based Resources (International)
• Psychoeducational material and handouts for parents, teachers, and family and
friends of children with SM (search ‘selective mutism’ for all information on the
• Website -‐ www.anxietybc.com
• Children’s section -‐ http://www.anxietybc.com/parenting/parent-‐child
• Short 11 min. video on understanding and managing Selective Mutism.
• Lecture on Selective Mutism given by Dr. Annie Simpson
Dr. Steven Kurtz’s
• A treatment provider in New York. Check his website for a selective mutism e-‐
learning website (coming soon).
• Website https://kurtzpsychologyconsulting.wordpress.com
Child Mind Institute
• Website -‐ http://www.childmind.org/
• A treatment centre in New York that also provides webinars on various aspects
of selective mutism treatment (search ‘selective mutism’ and look for events)
Selective Mutism Group
• Website -‐ http://www.selectivemutism.org
• Provides information, resources, and support to those impacted by selective
Struggling with anxiety? Tired of missing out? There are things you can do to stop anxiety and fear from controlling your life. MindShift™ is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it.
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- Test Anxiety
- Social Anxiety
- Performance Anxiety
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