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How to Deal with your Child’s Behavioral Challenges 

By [email protected] / March 15, 2023 / 0 Comments

20% of children in America experience behavioral and emotional challenges such as conduct disorder, anxiety, and depression. Children communicate their frustrations in varying ways, and taking a moment to pinpoint challenges as a team will create a positive environment that […]


Everything You Need to Know About Positive Reinforcement

By [email protected] / March 14, 2023 / 0 Comments

Studies show that over 4 in 10 students often feel sad and hopeless, and 29% experience poor mental health. This can be alleviated by integrating mental health with education. An excellent way of doing so is by embracing positive reinforcement.  […]


Prioritizing Kentucky Students’ Mental Health

By [email protected] / March 9, 2023 / Comments Off on Prioritizing Kentucky Students’ Mental Health

Mental health plays a significant role in a child’s development. The human brain is the command center for the body and 90% of a child’s brain develops by 5 years old (First Things First, 2023). According to WHAS11 ABC, of […]


The Value of Integrating Mental Health with Education

By [email protected] / January 16, 2023 / Comments Off on The Value of Integrating Mental Health with Education

Studies show that there is a significant number of individuals battling mental health issues. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in every 8 people in the world have a mental disorder (2022). Which adds to why we are seeing […]


PBIS Cultural Responsiveness

By [email protected] / December 20, 2022 / Comments Off on PBIS Cultural Responsiveness

The Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) published a field guide that outlines integrated frameworks to embed equity efforts into school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (SWPBIS) by ensuring the framework aligns with culturally responsive practices to the […]


Equine Therapy

By [email protected] / December 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Equine Therapy

Equine-assisted therapy is implemented at Aspire Day School and encompasses a wide range of treatments that involve activities with horses and other equines to promote human physical and mental health. Animals play a pivotal role in promoting favorable physical and […]


Social-Emotional Learning

By [email protected] / December 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Social-Emotional Learning

Dr. Arnold P. Goldstein and Dr. Ellen McGinnis developed skillstreaming with the intention of creating an evidence-based prosocial skills training program that enhances social-emotional competence for children and adolescence. Social-emotional learning is critical for holistic development because it increases prosocial […]