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Parenting Concerns

10 Consejos de Cuidado Personal para Padres

Como padres, nuestro trabajo principal es cuidar de nuestros hijos, incluidos nuestros hijos adultos jóvenes. Es difícil pensar en algo más importante que el bienestar de nuestros hijos. Nos preocupamos por su éxito académico, vida social y logros recreativos. Nos preocupamos por su salud física, ajuste emocional y felicidad en general.

CBT Snapshot: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Asperger’s, High-Functioning Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a special kind of talk therapy that can be used to help with mental health challenges. In this CBT Snapshot series, Dr. Ellen Braaten gives a glimpse of what it looks like to use CBT for a range of mental and behavioral health disorders.

The Art of Civil Conversations: 9 Parent Strategies

“Are you out of your mind? You’re not old enough to go to a climate change demonstration. What do you even know about the climate? Besides, we’re in the middle a pandemic.

¿Qué es el Espectro Autista?

Los niños con autismo tienen desafíos importantes con las interacciones sociales y la comunicación y un repertorio muy restringido de actividades e intereses. Los problemas con la reciprocidad social son muy graves (no se trata solo de ser tímido o un poco distante).

The Unexpected Magic of Thank You Notes: 9 Strategies to Help Your Child Get Started

Mariela was so excited to graduate from middle school this spring. Even though the celebrations looked different this year due to the pandemic, she was moved by all the family members and friends who came together to celebrate this special milestone with her.

CBT Snapshot: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Oppositional Defiant Disorder & Conduct Disorder

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a special kind of talk therapy that can be used to help with mental health challenges. In this CBT Snapshot series, Dr. Ellen Braaten gives a glimpse of what it looks like to use CBT for a range of mental and behavioral health disorders.

The Positive Value of Conflict: There’s Great Power in Resolution

Conflict is a natural part of our lives. We inevitably have disagreements with others from time to time in our values, beliefs, behavior, and much more. But recently, we’ve seen what feels like insurmountable conflict dividing our nation.

El Sueño: Hablemos de Niños Mayores y Adolescentes

Algunos niños duermen bien y otros no. Ese es un buen punto para comenzar cuando se reflexiona acerca de los problemas del sueño en los niños. Según la investigación, muchos niños que duermen bien continuamente, a menudo lo hacen desde muy temprano en sus vidas.

Returning to the Classroom During COVID-19: How to Support Kids & Teens

Many families have been homebound due to COVID-19, and kids and teens have been learning online across much of the country. As the pandemic continues, there are growing concerns about how the disruptions in norms and routines are affecting their mental health.

Getting to the Finish Line: Will You Choose Endurance or Resilience?

It’s probably safe to say that 2020 has taken quite a toll on many of us. This has resulted in a number of reactions, particularly in our mental health. That being said, now that we have made it to 2021, despite the rollout of vaccinations, we continue in our new and modified routines built to cope with the ongoing impact of the pandemic.