Mental Health and Behavior

Youth Mental Health

Professional educators deserve practical information about student mental health. To complement workshops on specific illnesses and injuries, this revealing workshop provides guidelines for boosting students' resiliency, gathering accurate information from parents, managing mental health crises, and consulting professionals. Critical information for maximizing the mental health of the young people you serve.
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Skillful Discipline, Part I: Creative Behavior Management and Alternatives to Punishment

The biggest concern that every new camp staff has is that the children won't listen and follow directions. No wonder! If the campers aren't compliant, their job gets pretty tough. This innovative workshop teaches staff six prevention strategies they can use to promote good behavior. Then, they'll learn six easy behavior management strategies to use for any misbehavior.
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Suicidality: Guidelines for Lay Assessment and Prevention

Suicidal thoughts, emotions and behaviors can be difficult to predict and uncomfortable to discuss. However, completed suicides are permanent and devastating, so parents and other caregivers share a responsibility to assess youth who may be at risk. Learn four sensitive practices that could save a life.
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Positive Psychology in Action: Authentic Happiness for Campers and Staff

News Flash! Psychologists no longer focus narrowly on pathology and problems...and neither should your staff. Instead, focus on positive psychology, which emphasizes personal strengths and optimal experiences. Problem children and staff evolve into model campers and leaders when they tap into their signature strengths, engage in gratifying activities, and act in service to others.
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Positive Psychology in Action: Authentic Happiness for Parents and Families

News Flash! Psychologists no longer focus narrowly on pathology and problems...and neither should you. Instead, focus on positive psychology, which emphasizes personal strengths and optimal experiences. Problem family members evolve into model children and favorite relatives when they tap into their signature strengths, engage in gratifying activities, and act in service to others.
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Positive Psychology in Action: Authentic Happiness for Students and Educators

News Flash! Psychologists no longer focus narrowly on pathology and problems...and neither should you. Instead, focus on positive psychology, which emphasizes personal strengths and optimal experiences. Problem kids and colleagues evolve into model students and educators when they tap into their signature strengths, engage in gratifying activities, and act in service to others.
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