SELF-STUDY: Recognizing Early-onset Mental Health Disorders (5 hours)

“This course is an excellent overview of extremely complex student issues faced by all of us in the teaching profession today.”
As educators and parents we are often, by default, among the first people to notice that a child may be experiencing problems. Completion of this course results in a basic understanding […]

Identifying Signs of Emotional Abuse in Children

Identifying Signs of Emotional Abuse in Children

Emotional abuse, by definition, may include constant criticism, threats, or rejection, as well as withholding love, support, or guidance. This abuse may even include labeling a child with names such as stupid, idiot or dummy. Acts that reject, belittle or ignore children, terrorize them or isolate them from others can also be considered emotionally abusive.
It […]

6 Things You Must Know About Child Abuse And Neglect

6 Things You Must Know About Child Abuse And Neglect

As teachers, we need to be sensitive to issues related to child safety and security. The following are some of the things one must know about child abuse and neglect in order to understand and address this issue better.

While physical abuse tends to happen in specific instances or events, neglect tends to be more on-going.
Neglect […]

Understanding & Recognizing Oppositional Defiant Disorder in the Classroom

A child who, beyond all understanding, refuses to cooperate in all likeliness has a condition known as Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). Some of the symptoms or signs to recognize Oppositional Defiant Disorder in the classroom are as follows.

Negative, hostile, defiant; will not comply with requests made by adults
Persistent arguing with adults; belligerent, obstinate
Intense rigidity and […]

Recognizing the Signs of Autism

Recognizing the Signs of Autism

The Autism Society of America defines autism as a ‘complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of ones life’. It is the result of neurological differences that affect normal processing and reactions of the body and brain. Both children and adults with autism typically show difficulties in verbal and non-verbal communication, […]

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