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Working in Schools

Child Services at School

by Angela Stevens on September 29, 2009

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Child Services is the state agency that provides services for children and families. The entity has different names in the various states, some of which include Child Protection Services, Department of Youth and Family Services, and Department of Children and Families. Some of the services these agencies provide are placing children in foster care, childcare, mental health services, and abuse prevention.

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Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse

by Angela Stevens on September 3, 2009

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The mandatory reporting of child abuse is one of the worst parts of any school healthcare worker’s job. Whether you are a school nurse, school therapist, or hold any position with daily contact with students, it is a task you will likely be called upon to complete.

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How School Psychologists Can Maintain Professionalism

by Angela Stevens on August 27, 2009

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When you work closely with students and families, such as a school psychologist does, you might encounter situations where it’s important to keep your professionalism in check. However, that can sometimes sound easier than it really is.

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What Does a School Psychologist Do?

by Angela Stevens on July 27, 2009

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I’m often surprised at how many people don’t know what an integral role a school psychologist plays. Overall, the school psychologist’s job is to be an advocate for children in a school setting. They are primarily there to work for and with children in whatever capacity may be necessary. However, it can also go much deeper than that. [continue reading…]

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