Publications By Jessica Minahan


Educational Leadership
Minahan, J.  Trauma-Informed Teaching Strategies. Educational Leadership. October 2019.  Volume 77 | Number 2,
Making School A Safe Place. Pages 30-35.

Phi Delta Kappan
Minahan, J. (2019). Building positive relationships with students struggling with mental healthPhi Delta Kappan, 100 (6), 56-59. 

Educational Leadership
Minahan, J.  Helping Anxious Students Move Forward. (Reducing Work AvoidanceEducational Leadership. January 2018.
Volume 75 | Number 4, Mental Health in Schools. Pages 44-50.

Jessica Minahan Featured
Schwartz, K. 20 Tips to Help De-escalate Interactions with Anxious of Defiant Students.  KQED News.  Mind/Shift April 2016.

Educational Leadership
Minahan, J., Baker, D. The Skill-Building Lens: Helping Students with Behavior Challenges. Educational Leadership. October 2015, Volume 73 | Number 2, Emotionally Healthy Kids. Pages 68-72.

Phi Delta Kappan
Minahan, J., & Schultz, J. Interventions can Salve Unseen Anxiety Barriers. Phi Delta Kappan. December 2014/January 2015, 96 (4): 46-50.

Minahan, J.& Davis, K. Behavior, Anxiety & Dysphagia in Public Schools: anxiety-reducing, self-monitoring and self-regulation skills and strategies. Advance Newsmagazine. January 19 2015.

Book Chapter – SAGE
Minahan, J. & Rappaport, N. (2015). How to reduce anxiety’s impact on behavior. In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of classroom management (pp. 784-787). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. (pdf)

Book Chapter – Breaking the Mold of Classroom Management
Minahan, J., & Rappaport, N. (2013).Cracking the Behavior Code: Effective Interventions for Students with Anxiety. In A. Honigsfeld & A. Cohan (Eds.), Breaking the mold of classroom management: What educators should know and do to enable student success (pp. 77-85). Lanham, MD: R&L Education.

Phi Delta Kappan
Rappaport, N., & Minahan, J. “I didn’t mean to …”: Practical suggestions for Understanding and Teaching Students with Sexualized BehaviorPhi Delta Kappan. February 2013 94 (5): 21-26 [pdf]

Rappaport, N., & Minahan, J. Breaking the Behavior CodePrincipal. January/February 2013 92 (3): 18-22. [pdf]

Phi Delta Kappan
Minahan, J., & Rappaport, N. Anxiety in Students – A Hidden Culprit in Behavior Issues. Phi Delta Kappan. December 2012 vol. 94 no. 4 34-39

Child Mind Institute
Rappaport, N., & Minahan, J. Breaking the Behavior Code, Child Mind Institute.  2012.

Educational Leadership
Rappaport, N., & Minahan, J. Cracking the Behavior Code – Students Who Challenge Us. Educational Leadership. October 2012, Volume 70 | Number 2, Students Who Challenge Us Pages 18-25

Harvard Newsletter
Minahan, J. & Rappaport, N. Be A Behavior Detective: Improving prospects for challenging students, Harvard Education Letter. May/June 2012 28 (3): 6-8. [online]