Absenteeism is a serious physical and mental health concern for a significant number of adolescents. Absenteeism places students at increased risk for suicide attempt, pregnancy, substance abuse, violence, school dropout, and risky sexual behavior (Kearney, C., 2008). Truancy, school … Continue reading →
Sesame Street teaches children the Breathe, Think, Do method for solving problems with their FREE app. Children tap and touch to help the monster friend take deep breaths, think of plans, and try them out! My students enjoy the silly animations and playful interactions as they are exposed to … Continue reading →
The folks over at Runaway Prevention Safeline are offering a FREE 14-module life skills curriculum. The curriculum includes interactive lessons, a script for the facilitator, all worksheets, and lesson post-tests to check for learning of the material.
Target group: 12-18 year old
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About the Illinois Department of Human Services' Division of Developmental Disabilities
The Illinois Department of Human Services' Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide quality, outcome-based, person-centered services and supports for individuals with … Continue reading →
Here's a list of things I've found around the web that I hope you find useful in addressing and preventing teen dating violence in your students:
Statistics from the CDC:
• One in 10 high school students has experienced physical violence from a dating partner in the past year.
• Among adult … Continue reading →
From SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices
The DARE to be You (DTBY) Bridges Program brings together families of children in kindergarten through 2nd grade (ages 5-7) and their teachers to support the transition to formal schooling. The goals of the program are to … Continue reading →