Tag Archives: Collaborative Problem Solving

How can teachers and administrators best address bullying in school?

Now that bullying-prevention programs are required in our schools, students who are the victims of bullying are finally getting the empathy and attention they deserve. The work, however, shouldn’t stop there. Behind most bullying programs is the fundamental assumption that students who bully are choosing to do so in order to get something they want

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One Family’s Journey with CPS

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This is a guest blog post by Certified Trainer, Randy Jones. Looking back I can now see that my families’ expedition into Collaborative Problem Solving actually began over two decades ago. My wife and I have provided services to those living with cognitive disabilities for over 20 years now. In the beginning we worked with

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The NBC News Report On Calm Rooms Featuring Dr. Ablon

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Here it is! The NBC News report on calm rooms featuring Dr. Ablon stating that there are “proven alternatives.”

Getting Detained Youth Out of Isolation and into Collaboration

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This week’s episode of This American Life is called “Not It.” In this episode, reporters relay three true stories in which instead of solving a problem in the community, officials simply shuttled that problem off to someone else. While the specific stories aren’t directly relevant to youth with challenging behaviors, as I listened I couldn’t

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Why Plan B is Worth the Struggle

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A Guest Blog by Certified Trainer Jordan Spikes What a powerful ending to 2-1/2 days of intensive training. The day was winding down. We had just met as groups to discuss the challenges we all will face when trying to implement the Collaborative Problem Solving model into our systems of care. By now we had

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