Prevention Perspectives: May 08, 2013
Honoring Educators During Teacher Appreciation Week and Beyond
With Teacher Appreciation Week taking place this week, CPI CEO Tony Jace takes the opportunity to thank educators for their hard work and dedication. Learn more about how we work with and support educators every day who are committed to creating positive learning climates for all students
Resources for Mental Health Professionals: Stopping Domestic Violence
A Behavioral Healthcare
article discusses how therapists and counselors can help people who are abused by their domestic partners. Learn about signs you can keep an eye out for, and questions you can ask to prevent injuries and trauma
Get Your Free School Bullying Prevention Resources Guide!
Download the Bullying Prevention Resources Guide
and get resources for learning about the facts and myths of bullying, the effects of bullying, and coordinating prevention efforts among staff, families, your school, and your community.
Evaluating Teachers Who Make a Difference
Lorraine Bellon Cella's perception of school started changing when she got a new teacher in ninth grade. A young English teacher, James Pepperling, talked with
Lorraine and her fellow students rather than to them, and worked to get to know them, to build rapport with them, and to inspire them to figure out their places in the world. Learn more
about Mr. Pepperling's impact, and the question of whether the intangible qualities of an inspiring teacher can be quantified.
Young People With Autism at Work in a Digital World
A program run by the nonPareil Institute is equipping young people with autism with skills to tap into the tech industry. The program melds job training with software development, helping youth on the spectrum who have an interest in technology to turn passion into proficiency
4 Quick Tips for Managing Workplace Bullying
"Let's face it," writes CPI Director of Client Services Kendra Stea, "We all find some individuals easier to work with than others, and nothing requires us to 'like' all of the people employed by our company. But we should be required by policy, if not common courtesy, to treat one another with respect." Get tips for preventing lateral violence
Therapists: Help Us Create a Dementia Capable Society!
Find out about a group of physical, occupational, and speech therapists who are sharpening their skills to facilitate the maximum level of functional independence and safety for people with Alzheimer's. Find out how you, too, can maximize quality of life
for everyone affected by the disease.
National Mental Health Awareness Month: Help and Resources
A proclamation by President Obama urges individuals, health care professionals, and organizations to celebrate National Mental Health Awareness Month throughout May, and to work continuously to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness
Make Your Hospital a Safer Place!
"I feel more empowered to cope with crisis situations that arise at work," says Sandra Allmark of the Capital and Coast District Health Board, Wellington Hospital in Wellington, New Zealand.
Interested in achieving the same results for your school or facility? Find out about the three ways you can become certified
to teach the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention®