Some students struggle with controlling their impulses in class, and often disrupt the learning environment with inappropriate behaviors such as talking, getting out of this or her seat, or interrupting the teacher during the lesson. Distractions can interrupt the learning of other students, and coordinated behavior strategies implemented at school and in the home go a long way in preventing off-task behaviors.
As children go through changes, whether they be in the home or at school, they can experience a sense of loss or frustration that can lead to anger if their emotions are untreated or not addressed. When dealing with youth who experience problems with anger, it is essential to realize that anger comes from pain. Below are resources that can help one understand and address anger management concerns with children.
Abuse is a very serious problem that happens to our students, whether it be through violence, neglect, or sexual trauma. Counselors are mandated reporters, which means that if we hear about abuse, we must report the abuse immediately to the Department of Family and Child Services. Below are some resources if you or your child has been exposed to abuse.