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4 Tips for Teaching Special Education Online

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 18, 2020 12:12:29 PM

Teaching special students in a physical classroom can be a daunting task. It can even be more so when you have to conduct classes virtually since you are not directly responsible for how they behave and conduct themselves. However, teachers can always adopt some effective teaching strategies to facilitate the learning process. Here we highlight the top four tips;

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Avoiding Neck Pain When Working From Home

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Working from home has many benefits, but one of them is often not the home office. They are often improvised or designed to look pretty instead of facilitating work.

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Topics: Healthcare

"Holding" is an Essential Quality in a Crisis Leadership

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 12, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In a crisis, leadership is paramount for keeping things under control, boosting employee morale, and taking targeted steps to solve problems. Having a great vision for the company is not enough. A true leader should be able to "hold it together". These are the key components of a crisis leadership:

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Topics: Management & Leadership

Use Intersectionality to Broaden Perspective as a Social Worker

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 10, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Social workers working with children use a variety of therapeutic strategies including play therapy to address many childhood issues ranging from depression, anxiety, anger and a host of social emotional disorders. They also work with families to address these issues and help them cope with these challenges.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

How to Get Moving Again

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Living with pain can make even the most routine physical activities difficult. If even walking from the bedroom to the bathroom has become a painful struggle, engaging in regular physical activity is the way to get moving again. That probably sounds counter-intuitive. Yet, regular physical activity has the potential to increase mobility, improve health, and reduce pain. Here are the best activities to get you moving again.

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Topics: Healthcare

Career Advice for the Next Decade

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 5, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In this ever-changing and globalized world, today's professionals have to take into account several key considerations in managing their career for the next decade:

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Topics: Career Advice

Social Services and the Police: What's Best for the Community?

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM

With protests happening across the globe in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, it's clear that change is much-needed at the systemic level. One of the changes is supplementing Police with Social Services in order to effect positive changes in communities. This is one step that incites real change for communities and those who have been personally affected by institutionalized racism and oppression.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Improving Your Child's Motor Skills One Step at a Time

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 31, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Normally schools and daycares play a major part in developing the motor skills of very young children by engaging them in various physical activities. However, with the advent of the worldwide pandemic, many schools ended the school year early and day care options have been sporadic due to mandated shutdowns. Fortunately, there are many simple things parents can do at home to ensure their child is receiving the right amount of playtime to participate in physical activity, develop fine motor skills, and have fun at the same time.

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Topics: Healthcare

Mentorship is Key To Advance Your Career Goals

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM

While you may have taken a variety of classes in high school or college, most probably didn't focus on dedicated career advice. It can be a challenging experience for a new graduate to navigate the workplace and try to learn everything at the same time. Here is one important strategy that will get you on the right path towards your career goals:

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Topics: Career Advice

Support for End of Shutdown Anxiety

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 27, 2020 1:56:51 PM

Many people assumed that once our society began to open up again that everything and everyone would quickly return to normal. After staying huddled at home for months, longing for the days when they were once able to freely move about society, some people have found their anxiety about the virus didn't necessarily go away, and in fact may have actually increased after re-discovering their freedom.

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Topics: Mental Health

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