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8 Books to Celebrate Teachers

Celebrate the teachers in your life by giving them books they will enjoy both inside and outside the classroom

PESI Team

Our PESI Publishing team has compiled eight of our favorite resources for teachers, including thoughtful children's books, toolboxes filled with resources, and self-care guides.

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Zoom Fatigue, It’s Real

How to Keep Children and Teens Engaged in Online Therapy

Doing therapy online has become the new normal, but it presents unique challenges many clinicians have not dealt with previously. Laura Dessauer gives us six new strategies to try out with clients as well as tips on how her newest publication, Art Therapy Card Deck for Children and Adolescents, can successfully introduce creativity into online sessions!

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8 Ways to Help Children Grow a Mindfulness Practice

And a FREE Breathing Practice Coloring Handout for Kids

Andrea Dorn, MSW, the author of Calm and Peaceful Mindful Me, gives 8 tips and tools to teach mindfulness to kids in a concrete, step-by-step way.

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Introduction to The Family Therapy Workbook

Exploring a Resource to Assist All Families

Author Kathleen Mates-Youngman takes you through her newest book, The Family Therapy Workbook, sharing her intention to help create a closer and healthier family system for all.

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How do we help kids cope with COVID-19 and the new normal that it brings?

FREE Coping Skills for Kids Worksheets!

Expert and Author of the Coping Skills for Kids Workbook, Janine Halloran, LMHC, walks us through simple techniques and tips to help kids cope with COVID-19 and the new normal that it brings.

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Catch a Breath Exercise

Helping Kids Regulate Their Emotions

Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S; Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S; and Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S, walk you through a fun, playful exercise that can help kids reap the benefits of deep breathing.

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Tele-Play Therapy During a Pandemic

Ethically and effectively continue your play therapy work with TELEPLAY. Join renowned play therapy expert, supervisor, and author, Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S as she shares her most valuable resources.

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Help Clients of All Ages Get to the Root Cause of Grief

Alissa Drescher, LPC, GC-C, CT, MA, shares a simple technique that helps clients discover the underlying cause of their suffering so they can move forward

Discover a simple technique that helps clients get to the root of their grief and suffering—especially helpful for talking about the grief of living losses.

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Palmar Grasp – Get a Grip: Understand and Recognize the Influence of Palmar Grasp, Persistence and Integration Treatments

The challenges of obligatory palmar grasp are significant to learning, coordination and development. That’s why Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, is sharing evaluation techniques and treatments so you can confidently improve your patient’s fine motor skills.”

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Build Rapport & Cultural Competency

FREE Multicultural Worksheet for Clinicians

By Lambers Fisher – When you have a clear understanding of how your own cultural identity and experiences have shaped your beliefs, you can begin to explore the ways you may be effectively or ineffectively treating your clients.

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