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Category: Working In Schools

Articles related to helping therapists and teachers with all things related to working in schools. From advice on parents to tips on preparing students for emergencies, ProCare Therapy wants to help guide you.

Why Recess Is Important For Children

Children at recess

For many children, recess is the most important part of their day. The easiest way to upset a student is to take their recess away from them. While children may seem overly enamored with their beloved recess, there is overwhelming science that supports the importance of recess in a school. Read on and find out the plethora of benefits that recess has for children.

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The Pros and Cons of Therapy Dogs

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.

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The Importance of Social Workers in Schools

school social worker

If you ask someone what a social worker's job is within a school, they may not be able to fully answer the question. The fact is that the role of the school social worker has changed drastically in the last decade or two, In the past, there may have been a shared social worker that went to a variety of schools within a district. Now, more schools see the need to have their own dedicated social worker on hand for the entire school day. In some areas, one social worker is not enough for the student population and they may need to hire additional contracted clinicians. Social services in education has become an important asset to the entire school community.

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Pros & Cons of Being a Teacher

People are drawn to teach for a variety of reasons, though common among them are: to change the lives of and inspire students and to give back to the community.[1] The education sector encompasses a vast array of different kinds of teachers, encompassing K-12 schools as well as many institutions of higher learning at the college and university setting. In 2018 alone, public schools in the United States employed about 3.2 million full time teachers in the elementary and secondary school setting and taught approximately 56.6 million students. [2]

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The Time is Now to Find Your Next School Assignment

The end of the 2018 – 2019 school year is rapidly approaching! Don't wait until the last minute to find your next school assignment. ProCare Therapy is here to find you your next exciting career in school-based therapy.

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