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Resource Center, teen anxiety, therapeutic education

Looking for the Needs Beneath the Behavior

Emotional outbursts and inappropriate behavior that aims to derail time in the classroom always comes from a deeper place than just “attention seeking” as some teachers may write it off as. Conflicts that arise in these situations usually have little to no connection to the real issues lingering beneath the surface. For the person who […]

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ADHD, Resource Center, therapeutic education

How ADHD Impacts Time in A Classroom

Students diagnosed with ADHD can sometimes struggle in a traditional classroom setting. Completing assignments from start to finish, especially on topics that don’t come naturally, can seem impossible for a student with ADHD. This neurological condition can affect a person’s perception of time, making some classes feel like they last an eternity, and others seem […]

Blog, Resource Center, teen anxiety, teen depression

Suicide Attempt – Time To Get Help

By Executive Director, John Reilly, MSW, LCSW, PsyA. The possibility of a child’s suicide is one of the most frightening worries for a parent, and rightfully so. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among adolescents, ranking only behind accidents/unintentional injury (Minino, 2010). There is widespread and very public support for families and […]