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Academic Achievement In Urban Settings: Sharing Ideas And Best Practices, Amy Cook, Brad Toney, Donald Coverdale, Laura Hayden Apr 2014

Academic Achievement In Urban Settings: Sharing Ideas And Best Practices, Amy Cook, Brad Toney, Donald Coverdale, Laura Hayden

Counseling and School Psychology Faculty Publication Series

There are multiple barriers to academic achievement among students in urban settings. The focus of this session is to exchange ideas and best practices in assisting students in urban settings to overcome challenges to achieve. The presenters will also share recent findings in research and practice to further stimulate discussion.


Empowering Latina Immigrant Youth Through Culturally Relevant Group Work, Amy Cook, Laura Hayden, Esmaeil Mahdavi, Arthur Mccann Feb 2014

Empowering Latina Immigrant Youth Through Culturally Relevant Group Work, Amy Cook, Laura Hayden, Esmaeil Mahdavi, Arthur Mccann

Counseling and School Psychology Faculty Publication Series

This session presents ways to implement a culturally sensitive intervention among Latina youth, incorporating life and academic skills and co-created physical activity. Discussion will focus on the application of youth empowerment to group work and promoting students’ personal and social responsibility. Sample lesson plans will be provided.