Schools use therapy-based programs for ‘overwhelmed’ kids

Monday, December 20, 2021
AP News

While schools in the U.S. and elsewhere are increasingly teaching social and emotional learning skills, many use a more piecemeal approach, creating a designated class for talking about feelings, or focusing that attention only on the most troubled kids. Many lack funding and resources to adopt the kind of comprehensive approach that Paw Paw, MI and its neighbor schools are attempting, weaving evidence-based psychology methods into the curriculum and involving all students and staff.

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