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Incentives in Schools: Who are they helping?

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A recent piece featured on NPR draws public attention to new research looking at the impact of incentive programs on kids’ school attendance rates. The paper, released by economists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, looked at the attempt to motivate kids to show up more. After a short burst of increased

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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.”

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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Working with Preschoolers? Replace your Phonics Flash Cards with Plan B Flash Cards!

A new report out of the Clearinghouse on Early Education and Parenting provides an interesting distinction between “academic” versus “intellectual” goals in early education settings.  Under the definitions used in this report, academic goals are, for instance, learning to read, while intellectual goals are, for instance, learning to use reasoning to predict outcomes to existing

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A great story to share from one of our Certified Mentors who is a passionate advocate for CPS:

Matt and Mandy began attending a monthly CPS Support Group in Feb 2014 in NJ for challenging behaviors that Matt’s 6 year son, Ryan, was exhibiting. They were skeptical at first, but came with an open mind and a true desire to help Ryan and for a more peaceful household. They had a lot of

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