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Transgender Support with School Therapists

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In recent months, there has been a lot of attention on transgender individuals and their rights throughout the United States. No matter how you feel about the issue, students within schools are currently dealing with their gender identity and what it means to them. This can lead to confusion, depression, anxiety, and more. Many times they may act out and be unsure of a person they can talk to. School therapists must be ready and willing to help their students.

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Continuing Education Opportunities and Conferences in 2016

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Budgets are being made for the 2016-2017 academic year. This means that it is time for school therapists to look at upcoming professional development and/or conferences they may want to go to.

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Group Therapy for Teens Within High Schools

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The teen years are a difficult time for many students. These problems within their life often surface in school and hinder learning and academic success. There are a variety of reasons why this happens for many during these years. Of course, schools also know that reaching out to these individuals is especially important. If teens are ignored they may regress, check out, and possibly worse.

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Easing the School Nurse Shortage

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There is a crisis in American schools that few people talk about. School districts across the country are being forced to share school nurses. Many school buildings are left for a period of time each day where there is no school nurse on the premises. While this may not seem like a major concern for most people, it could be potentially dangerous for students with chronic health conditions and special needs.

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Four Ways to Protect Yourself Professionally as a School Therapist

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The demands on all school related therapists grow each and every year. It is even more important than ever to make sure you protect yourself professionally. The reality is that the better you document everything, the easier it will be for you later on when you may be required to recall something. This could be if you need it for a child's annual review meeting, or perhaps in an evaluation. Being organized and using these four tips will protect your professionally in the long run.

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