Therapy dogs are a hot topic in the world of education. Many schools have them now and others are curious if it is something which would help their students. When determining what to do, it is important to factor in a lot of things. As with other forms of therapy and services, there are pros and cons to these canine companions. Being able to research both sides and knowing possible outcomes will help with the process.
Posted on July 16th, 2018 by ProCare Therapy
Posted on July 9th, 2018 by ProCare Therapy
There are many new challenges for younger children in our schools. Some may be able to use self-taught coping strategies to work through them. Other students may not be able to do this as easily. These children require additional support in social and emotional skills. Some schools have sought to adopt programs which will help students to learn these skills before heading into middle school.
Posted on June 25th, 2018 by ProCare Therapy
It is hard to think about using more than typical medical intervention and knowledge as a school nurse. The reality is that many districts are starting to require a new training for their nurses. In the horrible event of a school shooting, lives may be saved with a special one-hour Stop the Bleed course.
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Posted on June 21st, 2018 by ProCare Therapy
The career paths available for psychologists are varied and challenging, and few careers can match the sense of meaning and responsibility being a school psychologist offers. That’s why we’re dedicated to looking at all the factors to help psychologists find the best job opportunities in the right locations.
Posted on June 11th, 2018 by ProCare Therapy
Middle school and high school students today have a lot of technology on their side. While much of it may be beneficial to them, some may be dangerous and put them at risk. According to a study by the NORC Center for Public Research and the Associated Press, 94% of teens use social media. While this study only looked at children between the ages of 13 to 17, younger children also have smartphones and access to social media.