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Ask an Expert: Coping With Tension in the Family [video]

They are the people you love most in the world, but living 24/7 under one roof with your family is stressful and tension filled. Even small things that never bothered you are major irritants now. And now you have the added tension of re-entry – with different family members having different ideas about what that should look like. How do you as a parent navigate all of this and support your family? Read more ›

How to Handle Your Re-Entry Anxiety as the Pandemic Recedes

Nervous about going out into the world again? Here are tips from a neuroscientist, a therapist, a behavioral scientist and a psychologist. Read more ›

Healing Together: CHC Virtual Breakfast [video]

We all have some degree of ‘re-entry anxiety’ — whether it’s going back to the workplace, sending our kids to school, or re-engaging with friends and family. The very thing we want the most — to re-enter the world — is causing unease and apprehension. This online gathering features an in-depth conversation with a blue ribbon panel of experts who will offer insights and important practical advice on re-engaging. Read more ›

Ask an Expert: Parenting Fatigue [video]

You’re a parent living through a pandemic, social unrest, economic uncertainty, wildfires and more. Life is unsettling right now, to say the least. Do you feel drained, overwhelmed and absolutely tired right down to your core?  How can you keep your head above water?

In this Ask An Expert session, our experts, Kendra Fraka, MSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Anna Ros, PhD, Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow both from CHC will share their insights and expertise in a conversation followed by a Q&A session with the Zoom audience. Read more ›

Remote and Hybrid Learning Have Been Difficult for HS Students. 8 Steps They Say Teachers Can Take to Keep Them Motivated

Remote and hybrid learning exact a grave toll on high schoolers, especially in underserved communities. Although the extent of the pandemic’s impact has yet to be fully understood, students believe they are learning less, are worried about their postgraduation plans and struggle to stay motivated. Read more ›

California Groups Urge Schools to Make a ‘Restorative Restart’ this Fall [downloadable]

California-based education, advocacy and civil right groups are calling for schools to make a “restorative restart” that emphasizes relationship-building, staffing supports and promoting equity as students return to schools in the fall. Read more ›

CDC Updates Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People

On April 29, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its recommendations on activities that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume. Read more ›

How to Connect With Your Teen: Communicating with Curiosity and Compassion

Parenting a teen can be challenging, especially in a pandemic. Our teens are struggling right now for many reasons, and parents are grappling with how to support them in a meaningful way. How can you be a sounding board for your teen and really connect with them without trying to fix the problem or seem dismissive?

In this Voices of Compassion podcast, Jennifer Leydecker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Clinical Manager at CHC, shares her experience and expertise from years of working with teens. Read more ›

There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing

Languishing is a sense of stagnation and emptiness. It feels as if you’re muddling through your days, looking at your life through a foggy windshield. And it might be the dominant emotion of 2021. Read more ›

Mental Health and Connection Are More Important Than Ever [downloadable]

Children’s Health Council is leading the emotional recovery with learning and mental health services for kids, teens, young adults and families. Our mission-minded experts are committed to transforming lives with courage, connection and compassion. CHC’s areas of excellence include learning differences, ADHD, anxiety and depression and autism. Read more ›

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