The OST Field

Navigate Anxiety Caused by the Coronavirus Outbreak

Written by Knellee Bisram, SEL Specialist and Mindfulness Teacher, Prime Time Palm Beach County These are challenging times… In a recent New York Times article, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Judson Brewer describes how the fear and anxiety caused by the Coronavirus outbreak can produce stress. He explains that when this anxiety is combined with social contagion, we…

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Quality Improvement is Always a Journey and Never a Destination

by Patrick Freeland, Quality Improvement Manager, Prime Time Palm Beach County I started my career in 2001 working for Boys and Girls Town of South Florida, providing home and school-based prevention/intervention services to children.  Among other responsibilities, I was tasked to appropriately respond to children’s statements of self-harm (i.e., “I’m so angry, I want to…

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