Friday, February 5, 2016

Cognitive and behavioral interventions in the schools: Integrating theory and research into practice "offers a new framework for providing psychological services in schools at the individual, group, and systemic levels. It examines a variety of disorders common to school children, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, and conduct disorder, and outlines treatment options from evidence-based cognitive and cognitive-behavioral methods." -publisher

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Working with students with disabilities: Preparing school counselors

Working with students with disabilities: Preparing school counselors "is an essential tool for all school counselors in training and in practice with the aim to provide a comprehensive approach to working with students with disabilities in a school setting.  As more students with disabilities are being included, school counselors need to have a fundamental understanding of the terminology, laws, principles, collaboration, assessment measures, and psycho-social, diversity issues associated with special education. This book continues in the trend of providing sound, evidenced-based knowledge with practical case examples and guided exercises, making the material 'come alive' and fostering critical thinking." -publisher

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

School shadow guidelines

"Your child may find it difficult to adapt to new surroundings and learning environments from time to time. School Shadow Guidelines helps guide your child to develop appropriate behaviors in school, establish an environment that helps to strengthen academic ability, and also build up on his/her social interaction skills with the goal of independence. Special needs children can benefit from having inclusive education to aid in their development and growth; this is where school shadowing serves vital roles." -publisher

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

What's New

It's hard to believe that January has already come and gone! February (and a leap one at that!) is here with its warmer weather and longer days. Did you hear that Punxsutawney Phil did NOT see his shadow? An early spring!

But before we get into that spring fever, let's first take a look back at the new titles that came in to the library last month. From attention deficit to transition, here is the list of newbies from January:

Monday, February 1, 2016

Mobile App Monday - Pango Sheep

"The sheep are all over the place! Play as a shepherd and help Pango find them. Help out with finding the sheep, gather them in herds, and bring them back to their pen. But be careful: there's a wolf on the prowl! The sheep have wonderful surprises for you! You'll love disguising them, coloring their wool, jumping in the mud, taking a nice bath in the river, taking train rides, playing ball, and even shearing them... 5 challenges to face inside a game of search-and-find and free exploration." -iTunes

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Friday, January 29, 2016

Schizophrenia Research

From CNN Health comes an article highlighting a new finding in the cause of schizophrenia. "Scientists may have found another clue to the cause of schizophrenia. A new study some scientists are labeling "groundbreaking" comes from researchers at Harvard, the Broad Institute and Boston Children's Hospital and is published in the latest edition of Nature."

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Teaching for the lifespan: Successfully transitioning students with learning challenges to adulthood

Teaching for the lifespan: Successfully transitioning students with learning challenges to adulthood "makes transition planning easier. Backed by the latest research in learning and development, Teaching for the Lifespan provides you with the pedagogical best practices to promote your students’ strengths for life-long success. You’ll benefit from:

  • A deep understanding of the educational, vocational, social, and emotional dimensions of adulthood for students with learning differences
  • Techniques to help students with learning differences develop an awareness of proactive behaviors
  • Strategies to help all learners achieve the demands of the Common Core and high-stakes assessments through Universal Design for Learning (UDL)"

Interested? Email us at to check it out or use to find it in a library near you.