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Internalizing behaviors

Internalizing behaviors primarily refer to issues that involve internal processes, such as anxiety, depression, and somatic complaints.

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How Early Childhood Education Providers Can Use COVID-19 Relief Funds to Establish Lasting Mental Health Supports for Staff and ChildrenHow Early Childhood Education Providers Can Use COVID-19 Relief Funds to Establish Lasting Mental Health Supports for Staff and Children

Did you know? The recent influx of federal COVID-19 relief funds provides an opportunity to fund early childhood educational mental health supports and services! State agency leaders and early childhood educators can use infant and early childhood mental health consultation (IECMHC) to meet children’s social and emotional needs during and beyond ...
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How can we incorporate mental health education into schools? Consider the 5 T’s.How can we incorporate mental health education into schools? Consider the 5 T’s.

Mental health is a critical part of students’ overall health and well-being. Students today face a range of demands that can impact their mental health. From meeting high academic expectations to navigating the world of social media to maintaining relationships with their peers, students often have busy schedules that result in ...
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When helping students hurts: Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS)When helping students hurts: Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS)

We were presenting to a group of teachers about our project examining the effects of a group-based intervention for middle schoolers experiencing traumatic stress. I was describing the effects of trauma on students’ academic performance when a teacher stood up and loudly exclaimed, “But what about OUR trauma? Who is ...
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