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PESI Book Club: November 2019

Four best-selling titles for your November reading list.

PESI Team

This month's suggested reads include four books to help manage challenging emotions and behaviors.

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PESI Book Club: September 2019

Our latest new releases and a free worksheet!

PESI Team

New school year, new books and card decks! Here are three new releases as well as one of our customer favorites.

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PESI Book Club: August 2019

Check out this month's featured books and free worksheets!

PESI Team

Summer isn’t over yet! Check out these essential reads for August.

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PESI Book Club: July 2019

Check out this month's new releases and free worksheets!

PESI Team

Looking for some summer reads and new resources? We've got you covered!

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10 Rules for Managing ADHD in School

Plus 80 recommendations in an exclusive CE video & Worksheet...

Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.

Children and teens with ADHD have serious deficits in their executive functioning and self-regulation which can interfere with pursuing goals or contemplating multiple solutions. In dealing with these deficits, here are 10 specific rules to managing children and teens with ADHD in school.

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The Silly Walk: A Mindfulness Practice for Youth and Teens

Use this exercise with your youth to help them regulate their silliness in a constructive and appropriate way.

Christopher Willard, Psy.D.

Kids don't have an on/off switch... especially those with executive function difficulties, who struggle to regulate their attention, emotions and behaviors.

Watch Dr. Christopher Willard demonstrate a fun mindfulness practice that will help kids identify and activate their different zones of regulation.

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3 Concerning Messages about the Netflix series, Insatiable

Plus, 3 Tips to talk to your clients about the new series.

Judith Matz, LCSW

There's been an outcry against the new Netflix series, Insatiable. Judith Matz a clinical social worker and author shares 3 concerning messages the series sends and tips to address these issues with your clients.

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How to Talk About Feelings with Kids

Watch the Balloon Metaphor Demonstration

Jennifer Lefebre, PSY.D., RPT-S

We keep holding onto the feelings and eventually we're going to pop. Instead, let's let it out little by little.

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My Ouch Story

CBT worksheets for children and adolescents

PESI Team

Everyone has a story to tell. When bad things happen, it makes it much harder to tell the story. When bad things happen to us, there is typically a lot of shame, guilt, and embarrassment.

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The Many Dimensions of Gender Identity

FREE LGBTQ+ Youth worksheets.

Lee-Anne Gray, Psy.D.

Sexual orientation is so much more than being gay, straight or bisexual. We now know gender identity is a spectrum beyond the binary of male and female, therefore, sexuality takes on many dimensions too.

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