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The Counseling Connoisseur: The Contour of Hope in Trauma
12April

The Counseling Connoisseur: The Contour of Hope in Trauma

Hope Always Remains “Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.”― Euripides   Recently I was invited to provide an afternoon keynote at a conference examining community trauma and human violence. The morning...

Fed Up Vermont: 'Hub and spoke' a flawed approach to opioid addiction - vtdigger.org
12April

Fed Up Vermont: 'Hub and spoke' a flawed...

Fed Up Vermont Says Hub and Spoke is a Flawed Approach to Opioid Addiction Editor’s note: This commentary is by Wendy Galbraith of Manchester, Geri Gilmore of Arlington, Jo Lambling of Manchester Center, and Gretchen Lima of...

Grief and Recovery
06March

Grief and Recovery

Voices Voices. I heard voices when the doctor told us our baby was dead. “Your wife is going to need you to be strong for her,” one voice said. “It’s going to be hard for her for a while,” added...

Autism and Research on What Causes It
23February

Autism and Research on What Causes It

The Autism Epidemic and the Race for a Cure Autism Shouts One of my autistic students smashed a classmate’s calculator in a fit of rage about making too much noise. Part of his consequence was to go to the store with the...

Teen Addiction and the Science of Mindsight
23February

Teen Addiction and the Science of Mindsight

"Mindsight" and Heading Off Addictions Before They Can Take Root A. What can teenagers get addicted to? Let me count the ways. Let’s see, drugs, alcohol, smoking, eating, sex, and cell phones, right? B. How about the...

Smartphone Addiction is Not Just an Imagined Condition
08February

Smartphone Addiction is Not Just an Imagined Condition

Smartphone Addiction is as Real and Serious as Cancer, No Joke “The very first thing every morning, and the last thing every night.”  --Dean Martin My friends joke about their phone being the least used...

Trauma-Sensitive Schools for All Students
02February

Trauma-Sensitive Schools for All Students

Not ‘What’ Schools are For, but ‘Who’ "Teach your children well, Their father's hell did slowly go by, And feed them on your dreams The one they pick, the one you'll know by." --Crosby, Stills and Nash...

School Leadership and the Importance of Truly Professional Relationships
31January

School Leadership and the Importance of Truly...

School Principals are No Longer “The Boss,” but Now the “Stirrers of the Sauce” “One part trust, one part admiration, one part compassion… and we hold the spoon, we’re the stirrers of...

Homeless Children and What Schools Must Do
30January

Homeless Children and What Schools Must Do

No Child Should Ever Be Homeless…Ever! “Bless the beasts and the children Give them shelter from the storm Keep them safe, keep them warm.” --sung by The Carpenters, Homeless in Salinas “Stop!”...