According to the CDC, as many as 11% of American children (between ages 4 and 17) have ADHD, or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. This condition is caused by differences in brain function, and can make focus and self-discipline much more challenging. Children with ADHD often have trouble succeeding in school, but it can also impact other …Continue Reading »
A lot of parents complain that their child seems to be higher maintenance than they feel capable of handling. Their child is set off easily, is upset for long periods of time, and isn’t happy with most proposed solutions to the issues they are faced with. In short, their child has poor temperament. Children with …Continue Reading »
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 »