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Big changes for the class of 2020

High school seniors across the country are in a time of great uncertainty. Graduation celebrations, at this point, have been suspended. Many sporting seasons and championships have been cancelled. Many students have lined up their college admissions but may be uncertain if they will be moving to campus this summer, or if that will be

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Coping Skills

Talking to your kids about Coronavirus

I was at Costco last week and witnessed, first hand, the panic over toilet paper. While it was somewhat alarming, it was not particularly surprising to me. It was not until I was talking on the phone with my brother that I thought more about the impact that Coronavirus is having on young people. He

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Current Events

COVID-19 closed schools? Student tips for time at home

On Friday, the Deseret News published a very helpful article about the state of services in the state of Utah in response to the coronavirus, COVID-19. A number of different events will be delayed or restricted including church services, plays, sporting events, and a number of different public events like concerts, plays, and arts festivals.

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Social Media

Social Media – Tool or trap?

Is social media here to help us connect with each other, share ideas, and express ourselves in unique ways, or is it here to divide us, polarize us, and make us addicted to our phones? In short: is social media a tool or a trap? According to Pew research, 1 out of 4 young people

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Bullying Prevention

Teachers: Create bully-free classrooms

We know how common bullying is. Now the question is what can teachers do to address it with our students? One of the most difficult parts about bullying prevention is for teachers and school staff to identify when it is happening. We know that bullying is 1) intentional acts of aggression 2) directed at a person

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Bullying Prevention

Bullying Prevention: Research to Practice

Introduction In Dr. Catherine Bradshaw’s 2015 article published in the journal of the American Psychologist (Link provided below), she offers us an understanding of the current state of bullying prevention programs around the nation, and around the world. The first point she highlights is the importance of bullying prevention. She notes the detrimental effects that

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