Tag Archives: school psychology

Overlaps and Updrafts

As previously mentioned, myself and another member of my MA/CAGS School Psychology cohort are embarking on an ambitious and perhaps insane attempt to begin our PsyD education while participating in the rigorous third year internship of the CAGS program. This … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

What does it mean to you? More importantly, what does it mean to the kids in our schools? I can remember when I was little it was something that was demanded of children. And I do mean that in the … Continue reading

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Graduation Goggles?

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of appointments, interviews, and dramatic events that have melted away the month of April at an alarming rate. I vividly remember looking forward to April vacation, and am startled to find it … Continue reading

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Taking Space

I recently had cause to review my conflict intervention skills. Although the old IASSIST framework has gone the way of the dodo in favor of “Emotional First Aid”, the basic principals are the same. Space and time are the crux … Continue reading

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Blitz

I intended to write this blog yesterday. My supervisor is out for the week and I had already seen each of my four clients. I has presumed that I would be able to leisurely enjoy a mug of tea while … Continue reading

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Sugar, Spice, and Everything…. Nice?

I have never really thought much on the phrase “look daggers at”. It was something I glossed over, immediately translating into “gave a dirty look.” Just some sprinkles in the writing, someone having fun with a turn of phrase. Today, … Continue reading

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Just Keep Swimming

The snow has been coming down for hours. Despite the fact that I dutifully went out to shovel the driveway and the walk no less than 4 separate times yesterday I can no longer see my husband’s car in the … Continue reading

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When Pink Polished Claws are Bared

What happens when two high school girls are mad at each other, and are in the same group? Everybody else ducks and covers. Our girls group met today, and we are in the unfortunate situation of a battle royal. The … Continue reading

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