Becoming a school psychologist is a big decision which should not be taken lightly. As a school psychologist, you must be able be an active listener, have an understanding of social perception, and be able to solve complex problems. In addition to this, it is important to be able to negotiate, make decisions, persuade others, teach, and implement changes to improve student performance within a school setting. It isn’t simply just selecting a career choice for a school psychologist, you must also determine if you want to complete your doctoral degree.
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Posted on February 25th, 2019 by Tera Tuten
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 April 23rd, 2018 by ProCare Therapy
School therapists are in the news a lot in recent weeks and months. While this may seem like a good thing, a lot of it is due to finger-pointing. The blame game continues in the wake of school shootings and violence. Many people are looking and asking why school therapists did not see warning signs about students to prevent events that unfolded.
Posted on April 9th, 2018 by ProCare Therapy
It is no secret that times have changed a lot over the last decade or so. Within school communities, there is a shift in working on the wellness for all those who are within buildings. This is not simply making school meals healthier and ensuring that physical activity is included daily. The reality is that everyone in schools is more stressed. Students are faced with many different factors in their lives that may add stress to the school day. Adults working in the world of education have more responsibilities and must meet the needs of children in their classrooms. This means that many schools are incorporating alternative wellness activities that work calming people and self-reflection.
Posted on October 2nd, 2017 by ProCare Therapy
Natural disasters happen, but in recent months they seem to be in the news a lot more. Whether you are talking about fires, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, or something else, they impact children in our schools. Kids across the country are living through these events and others have family members who may be dealing with the destruction. School therapists must be ready, willing, and able to reach out to kids to talk about this tough topic.