Karen Adkins

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Resource Locator

The <i>Get Ready to Read!</i> Resource Locator is here for you! Discover thousands of national, state, or local resources and information listings that can …

Early Math Matters: A Guide for Parents of Preschoolers

<i><br>By Kristin Stanberry</i><p>As the parent of a preschooler, you probably enjoy experiencing the world through your child’s eyes (and hands and feet!) as he …

Understanding Numbers and Counting Skills in Preschoolers

<i><br>By Kristin Stanberry</i><p>You’re probably in the habit of measuring your preschooler’s growth by checking his or her height and weight. But how can you …

Language and Literacy Development in 3-5 Year Olds

If the job of a toddler is to learn to talk, the job of a preschooler is to learn to <i>communicate</i>, which is a complicated task indeed! From learning …

Pre-K: Getting Ready to Read and Write

Slide 1 of 12<p>Pre-K Guide: Reading and Writing Readiness<p>Pre-K: Reading and Writing Readiness<p>What’s important? Creating literacy-rich …

Print Awareness: In Depth

Children with print awareness can begin to understand that written language is related to oral language. They see that, like spoken language, printed …

Teaching Reading

Our library of effective, research-based strategies for print awareness, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and …

Social Work Treatment

1 Theory and Social Work Treatment<p>3<p>A Cree Medicine Wheel Guide for Healing First Nations<p>15<p>3 Attachment Theory and Social Work Treatment<p>30<p>4 Chaos …

What Is Therapy?-The Complete Definition of Psychotherapy

Therapy [psychotherapy] is the process of working with a licensed therapist to develop positive thinking and coping skills and treat mental health …

Practice example: Strengths-based approach in assessment

Background<p>Mr R is a man in his late 60s living alone since the death of his wife. Mr and Mrs R had been married since they were both 18.<p>Mr R is …

Defining an Individualized, Strengths-Based Approach

Follow these Steps to email a friend or colleague a link to this information.<p><b>An Individualized, Strengths-Based Approach in Public Child Welfare</b> …

Strengths-based approaches for working with individuals

This <b>Insight</b> provides an overview of the research evidence on effective strengths based approaches for working with individuals and presents selected …

Expressive Art Inspirations

<i>(Fritz Perlz - Gestalt Therapist)</i><p>Here is a popular internet list of art therapy activities originally posted up many years ago by the Nursing School …

Art Therapy Ideas

Sep 1, 2013 8:13 - Art Therapy Ideas<p>The goal of this project is to explore the patient’s values and increase self-awareness of them, which can help …

Creative Art Therapy Ideas, Projects, & Themes

The holidays can be a stressful time of year for a lot of people. Although many people are on vacation and have some time off during the holidays, …

NYS Creative Arts Therapists:Consumer Information

Consumer Information<p>What You Should Know About Licensed Creative Arts Therapists and Their Services<p>What is creative arts therapy?<p>Creative arts …

What is Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a time-sensitive, structured, present-oriented psychotherapy directed toward solving current problems and …

In-Depth: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

<b>Cognitive behavioral therapy</b> (CBT) is a short-term, goal-oriented psychotherapy treatment that takes a hands-on, practical approach to …

How-To Host an Empathic Listening Circle

<b>How To Host an Empathy Circle</b><p><b>PDF Version:</b> <b>Empathy Circle: How-To Do Empathic Listening</b> <br>You can print out the 1 page PDF page and hand it out to anyone …

Challenge One: Listening — Empathy in Action

Connect More Deeply by Listening More Attentively and Responsively<p><i>A chapter in The Seven Challenges Workbook</i> <br>A Guide to Cooperative Communication …

An empathic-listening practice exercise

<b>Empathic Listening Practice</b><p><b>Try "Hearing with <br>your heart"</b> <b></b><p><i>site intro > course outline, Lesson 2 study guide or links, chat, search, or prior page > here</i><p>…

Self-help

Empathic Listening: Listening First Aid

The majority of individuals, while they may fully begin with intentions of listening, often quickly transition into the diagnostic and prescriptive …

Educational Psychology Interactive: Listening

Empathetic listening is paying attention to another person with empathy [emotional identification, compassion, feeling, insight]. One basic principle …

Empathic Listening

July 2003<p>The Benefits of Empathic Listening<p>Empathic listening (also called active listening or reflective listening) is a way of listening and …