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Mental Health, Teaching and Learning
Sitting across from me is a mother with tears welling in her eyes. Her son, Max, is struggling to keep up in school. He is in third grade and has recently been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and anxiety. His...
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Finance & Budget, Fundraising & Development, Human Resources, Mental Health, Prizmah Thought Leadership, Research, Teaching and Learning
For most schools in Prizmah’s network, 2020-21 was a year of remarkable accomplishments in the face of unprecedented challenges. Following upon the Covid closures at the end of the previous school year, this was to be a year...
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Mental Health, School Policies and Procedures
Over the past few years, our middle school educational team has observed increasing signs of anxiety and depression in our students, a phenomenon educators and parents across the country have noted with growing concern.
Blog Article
Mental Health, School Policies and Procedures
The Talmud states, “Eizehu chacham? Ha-ro’eh et ha-nolad.” Who is wise? The person who can anticipate the outcome (Tamid 32a). Shalvat HaNefesh (tranquility of the mind/soul) is an opportunity to engage all members of our...
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Mental Health, Teaching and Learning
Mental health resources hub includes a guidebook to creating your own mental health club, a speakers bureau on mental health topics and list of organizations that focus on Mental Health
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Mental Health, Teaching and Learning
The following is a list of Jewish mental health organizations listed in alphabetical order. Amudim Amudim is a New York based organization that functions as a “confidential resource center that provides meaningful assistance...
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Mental Health, Teaching and Learning
rizmah is excited to offer the Prizmah Teen Mental Health Club Playbook, a resource that will walk you through the process of starting your own student-led mental health awareness club at your Jewish day school. These student...
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Mental Health
Every teacher has heard about attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, even if he or she isn’t sure of the exact diagnostic criteria. Kids throw around the term “ADHD” in the same way they casually diagnose others with...
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Mental Health, Teaching and Learning
Keeping students mentally engaged in the classroom can be a challenging task. With so many distractions, even the most focused of students can become overwhelmed and consumed by their surroundings. Students with special needs...
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Mental Health
Children with autism are so varied that an ordinary person meeting two or more of them might be puzzled that their conditions fall under the same name. This is why child mental health professionals have settled on the term...