Links for Effective Instructional Practices/Interventions
This website provides reports showing evidence of effectiveness in educational research.
Provides instructions on how to carry out a variety of empirically validated academic and behavioral interventions, as well as conduct effective progress monitoring.
Includes reviews of programs across academic domains and their supporting evidence.
Offers information on research-based interventions and the MTSS process.
The Center on Instruction provides a collection of scientifically based resources on instruction.
Helpful Links for Parenting
Common Sense Media provides fantastic information and tips for how to manage your child's access to television, movies, books, music, video games, apps, and the internet. The website also provides detailed reviews, including what is currently in theaters, to help guide you in deciding whether to allow your child to view/listen to each.
Love and Logic is a program that helps parents and educators use a structured approach to teach their children better behavioral choices. You can find books, online seminars, or sign up for a class through this website.
1-2-3 Magic is a popular discipline program written by clinical psychologist Dr. Thomas Phelan. The approach is simple in design, but effective in both home and school settings. Their website offers many books and products related to the 1-2-3 Magic method across differing age ranges.
Children's Hospital in Omaha offers parenting classes which address many varying topics concerning children from babies to teenagers throughout the year.
Parenting classes are offered from the experts at BoysTown for assistance with children's behavior and development.
This link summarizes research on screen time and children, including television, internet, cyberbullying, video games, and smart phones, as well as how to talk with your kids about these topics.
Offers support for suicide prevention, sexual abuse, school problems, anger, depression, emotional abuse, chemical dependency, and runaways.
Provides help with children's behavioral issues and mental health concerns. After an assessment of immediate safety needs is conducted, referrals are made to agencies who can help.
CHI provides mental health care to children, adolescents, and adults. Services include inpatient, outpatient, partial, and home care.
Project Harmony is a local organization which aims to protect and support children, collaborate with professionals and engage the community to end child abuse and neglect. In addition to helping to report abuse, they also provide help to parents in talking to their children and preventing abuse, as well as resources to children who have suffered abuse.
The SPRC promotes public health through educating others about ways to prevent suicide.
No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.
Information about a variety of mental health topics.
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.
I enjoy reading this blog, created by School Psychologist Dr. Rebecca Branstetter.