Poetry Contest Honorable Mention: Mr. Farney’s Class
This poem was a highly commended entry in the 2019 Words Unlocked poetry contest hosted by the Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings. I’m the wind in a golden Baritone Blowing away the pain.
Nontraditional Trauma Therapies for Youth: A Review and Synthesis
A new white paper from Upbring, a Texas-based social services provider, explores whether four nontraditional therapies can be effective in treating trauma experienced by children. According to the authors, eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), animal-assisted therapies (AAT), creative-arts therapies (CAT), and movement-focused therapies (MFT) have often been utilized by clinicians to help children deal with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and other trauma-related issues.