No Time for Lunch: Memoirs of an Inner City Psychologist

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Devora Publishing, 2004 - Education - 142 pages
The story of Thelma Blumberg, a school psychologist in both the Baltimore City School and the Jewish school system. She recounts her daily struggles and hurtles with her emotionally challenged son, as she deals with a constant barrage of problems from parents and children from the inner city to the suburbs. Includes her work with children in Kiryat Arba, the twin city of Hebron, on the West Bank of Israel, who have been traumatized by the unrelenting war between the Palestinian and Israeli cultures.
 

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Blumberg is a psychologist in the city of Baltimore, Maryland helping students and working in conjunction with teachers, social workers, and other school professionals. This book is her story- both ... Read full review

Contents

Life Prepares Me
11
Kiryat Arba
13
They Called Me Rainface
17
New York City
23
Michael
31
Agonies and Ecstasies
41
Brief Encounters Cement the Path
43
Internship in Jerusalem
49
Helping Teachers and Kids Like Each Other
77
I Learn Some Magic
85
A New Beginning
91
Jumping the Hurdles
95
Things Go Topsy Turvy for the Psychologists
99
All Good Things
105
Bullied Again I Learn the Ropes
111
Surprising New Clients
115

Hired Under the Wire
55
The Boy Who Wanted to Sweep the Hall
59
And the Teacher Moaned Id Rather Be Scrubbing Floors
67
Charmed By Baltimores Neighborhoods and People
73
My Hidden Agenda the Parents
121
Remarkable Partners
129
The Miracle the Children
133
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