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May 3, 2016

Families

Could Screen-Free Week Backfire? Finding The Middle Ground

We are approaching what I believe is the 16th annual “Screen-Free Week” in the United States and abroad.

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April 28, 2016

Hot Topics

The Senior Prom: A Joyous Rite Of Passage Or Nightmare For Parents?

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

It’s the weekend before your kid’s senior prom.

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April 26, 2016

Families

When You Have An Explosive Child

This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness.

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April 21, 2016

Families

Spring Suicide: An (Un)Likely Combination?

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
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April 12, 2016

Families

Muslim Children: Addressing Prejudice And Xenophobia

If you turn on the news these days, it’s a flood of Donald ‘Trumpisms’: Trump said this, Trump said that…

As an adult Muslim, I find it disconcerting, and at times, downright fri

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April 7, 2016

Families

Talking To Children About A Sibling’s Mentall Illness

It seemed like just another Wednesday evening. After the routine disagreements and struggles over homework, everyone sat down together to eat dinner and talk about their day.

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May 3, 2016

Hot Topics

Could Screen-Free Week Backfire? Finding The Middle Ground

We are approaching what I believe is the 16th annual “Screen-Free Week” in the United States and abroad.

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April 28, 2016

Hot Topics

The Senior Prom: A Joyous Rite Of Passage Or Nightmare For Parents?

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

It’s the weekend before your kid’s senior prom.

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April 12, 2016

Hot Topics

Muslim Children: Addressing Prejudice And Xenophobia

If you turn on the news these days, it’s a flood of Donald ‘Trumpisms’: Trump said this, Trump said that…

As an adult Muslim, I find it disconcerting, and at times, downright fri

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March 29, 2016

Hot Topics

Are Increased Academic Demands Causing ADHD?

The rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have increased considerably in the last 40 years. In fact, in the United States, the prevalence of ADHD has doubled since the 1970s.

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March 22, 2016

Hot Topics

Helping Your Kids Following Yet Another Terrorist Attack

In light of today’s attack in Brussels, Belgium, we are re-posting this blog we wrote last November (just five months ago) in response to the tragedy that befell Paris.

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March 4, 2016

Hot Topics

Talking To Kids About 2016 Politics: A Parent’s Duty In Our Volatile Political Climate

I’m not that old, but I’m old enough to remember when it was routine to hear in grade school that, if you’re willing to work hard, you might get to one day become President of the United

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April 28, 2016

Podcasts

The Senior Prom: A Joyous Rite Of Passage Or Nightmare For Parents?

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

It’s the weekend before your kid’s senior prom.

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April 21, 2016

Podcasts

Spring Suicide: An (Un)Likely Combination?

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

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March 31, 2016

Podcasts

Raising Moral Children: Parental Strategies That Last A Lifetime

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

We want our kids to know right from wrong.

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February 25, 2016

Podcasts

Living With A Chronic Medical Illness

This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness.

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January 21, 2016

Podcasts

When Kids Leave Home: Part 2

This is the second blog post in a two-part series on adolescents’ transition to the “real world.”

To view the first blog post, click here.

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December 15, 2015

Clay Center TV

The Lake Wales High School Keystone Project: A New Student-Faculty Design For A School Community

In the spring of 2013, I (Gene) had the good fortune of meeting Donna Dunson, principal at Lake Wales High School in Lake Wales, Florida; two of her faculty members; and Serita Winthrop, an avid su

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