Month

July 2018
By Allison Grenney Three days of frolicking in alpine meadows covered in a blanket of wild flowers, sleeping on uneven ground and focusing entirely on putting one foot in front of the other. It was blissful to unplug and get back to the basics, connecting with friends and being in the expansive outdoors. Backpacking the...
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By Susan Simpson   How would you feel if someone were to start verbally bashing your dearest friend: “It’s your fault, you idiot!” “You’re no good and you never will be.” “I knew you couldn’t do it.” “Who do you think you ARE anyway?” You definitely wouldn’t stand for this, would you? No. And your...
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CASEL’s SEL Assessment Work Group launched its Second Annual SE Competence Assessment Design Challenge to further the organization’s goal of obtaining more input from practitioners to better understand their most pressing needs for social-emotional (SE) competence assessments. By identifying and recognizing award-winning efforts, the Design Challenge seeks to stimulate the development and adoption of direct assessments of social-emotional (SE) competence...
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By Dr. Ron Young, Ph.D. After graduating with a doctorate in psychology, I started to build a private practice. As my caseload grew, I had to recruit other psychologists to support a growing client base.   After much searching, I landed a psychologist from Yale. Recruiting a psychologist from an ivy league school was a...
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By Hannah Hunter I was recently hiking, biking and kayaking in Slovenia and Croatia. I started the trip in Dubrovnik with sea kayaking and worked my way up through Croatia hiking and biking along the coast. Then, I went to Slovenia and explored a few caves, hiked through canyons and always towards a waterfall. I...
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By Carli Franks This weekend, we sat front row at Red Rocks for the Avett Brothers concert. From start to finish, it was the most amazing concert experience I have had yet. When we were walking in, we actually met the Avett Brother’s parents and snapped a quick picture with them before going to our...
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