Info for Educators

Lives in the Balance: www.livesinthebalance.org

This website, based on the work of Ross Greene, MD, and author of The Explosive Child, provides a practical introduction to help parents and educators understand and respond effectively to explosive children.

Reclaiming Youth International: http://www.reclaiming.com/content/

This website is dedicated to helping adults better serve children and youth who are in emotional pain from conflict in the family, school, community, or with self.

Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids’ Brains and What Schools Can Do About It, by Eric Jensen

This is a must read for educators who interface with youth in poverty (which is almost every educator). There is a study guide available for educators who wish to use it for training purposes. See more at http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/109074.aspx