Youth and teenagers with behavioral problems can be found in the halls of every school, although they might not be living up to their academic potential within that school. Every year, at-risk youth struggle to find their place in society, and can have trouble succeeding in school, maintaining social relationships, following basic rules of the …Continue Reading »
Does your child miss a lot of school? Do you think it could be linked to anxiety?
Anxiety-based school refusal affects up to 5% of school-aged kids. It happens most commonly between ages 6 and 7, or 10 and 12. However, it can happen at any age, and often happens most during periods of transition …Continue Reading »
Raising children in any time is already a challenging, albeit rewarding, task. However, raising kids today comes with its own set of challenges, because there is a never-ending stream of media that the average child intakes throughout their day-to-day lives. The media that your child is consuming does have an effect on their behavior and …Continue Reading »
2018 is your year. This is the year that you will overcome the things that are stressing you out and holding you back. This is the year that you will find peace within yourself, and learn how to accept the things you can’t change and to enjoy the moments as they come to you. There …Continue Reading »
Children go through a lot of different phases as they grow from infants up through adolescence and teenage years. Their personalities blossom and adapt to new social and emotional stimuli. It can be challenging as a parent to determine whether a child’s behavior is a phase that will pass within a few months or whether …Continue Reading »
Emotional intelligence is the ability to be aware of how other people are feeling around you. Emotional intelligence helps us use empathy to cater to the emotions of others, and helps give a person a foundation of social skills that prove to be useful in dealing with friends, relationships, and even strangers. For this reason, …Continue Reading »
When your child starts to go to elementary school and develops more of an identity about who they are, it is natural that they might not be willing to discuss everything with you that they once would have. However, some children may even find themselves walling their thoughts off from their parents, entirely. This can …Continue Reading »
Presented by Deborah Christensen, PHD, MSCP
Friday, November 17th, 2017
From 9:00am to 4:00pm
at the Sandy Courtyard Marriott
1701 S. Holiday Park Rd, Sandy – just south of the Southtown Mall
6 Continuing Education Credits Available (CE is approved by NASW)
Registration Price: $150
Registration begins at 8:30
Please call 801.878.9160 to register.
Registration is limited.
Attendees will be able …Continue Reading »
Far too many children in the world suffer from some sort of trauma-based disorder. Trauma in children usually occurs after a disturbing event that drastically impacts a child’s life. These events could be violent, dangerous, or emotionally destructive, among other things. However, regardless of the specific event, what remains constant is that these things are …Continue Reading »
Children who grow up with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can experience stress and anxiety that stems from those traumatic events for their entire adult lives, if they are never addressed and tackled in the mind of that individual. For this reason, it’s important to get PTSD treated in children as soon as possible. Oftentimes, the …Continue Reading »