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Understanding Children’s Misbehavior

2018-06-26T06:09:56+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized, Youth|Tags: |

Let’s start with the most basic of basics: Children are dependent on us adults. They need our attention. Their survival depends on it. Adult concern and attention are required if they are to have shelter, food, safety and, yes, comfort. Source: Understanding and Managing Children’s Misbehavior

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To Get Through to Your Teens, Text Them

2018-06-13T05:17:26+00:00June 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized, Youth|

Teenagers don’t enjoy talking to their parents. Actually, scratch that. Many don’t talk that much to their friends either, at least not with their voices. Teenagers like to text. Walk into any establishment where teens hang out and you will see them clumped together in small groups hovering over their cell phones. Sometimes they even

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2018-06-08T10:31:46+00:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized, Youth|

www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/06/02/611082566/why-children-arent-behaving-and-what-you-can-do-about-it

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2018-06-08T10:04:50+00:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized, Youth|

www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2018/06/mr-rogers-neighborhood-talking-to-kids/562352/

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Screen All Teens For Depression, Pediatricians Urge

2018-06-26T06:29:19+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Depression, Uncategorized, Youth|

The nation's leading group of pediatricians has updated its guidelines for tackling teen mental health issues. One recommendation: Annual depression screening for all adolescents 12 and older. — Read on www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/02/26/588334959/pediatrians-call-for-universal-depression-screening-for-teens

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Psychotherapy With Youth

2018-06-26T06:19:48+00:00December 26th, 2016|Categories: Psychotherapy, UpLoadedMe, Youth|

There is something important you need to know about psychological treatment for children and adolescents:  some of it could be a complete waste of time!  However, some treatment is excellent, based on scientific principles, and has strong data to suggest that it could work well, and work quickly to help your child feel a whole

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There is a second “window of opportunity” for learning in late adolescence and early adulthood

2018-06-08T07:58:58+00:00December 15th, 2016|Categories: UpLoadedMe, Youth|

We may have multiple sensitive periods for different kinds of skills depending on the brain’s development at that time. By David Robson via There is a second “window of opportunity” for learning in late adolescence and early adulthood — Research Digest

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