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Parenting

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EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Individual Connectedness—Repairing and Strengthening Bonds Between Parents and Teens [presentation]

The Individual Connectedness workshop provides tips and tools to help parents navigate the transitional stage of tweens/teens with their children.

In this workshop, presenter Kanesha Baynard discusses the five components of Individual Connectedness, how to map out a family plan for communication, how to make a “creativity wheel” for stronger family bonds, how to have more fun and appreciate what it means to be in your family. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2019 Spotlight Session: Building Healthy Parent-Child Relationships When Kids Have Difficulty with Behavior or Anxiety [presentation]

When children demonstrate even mild difficulties with behavior or anxiety, parents often feel that their relationship with their child suffers even while they are doing their best to provide support. In this presentation, David Anderson, PhD, from Child Mind Institute reviews a range of research-based strategies for building a healthy relationship with your child from the toddler through teenage years. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: From Exhaustion to Empowerment—A Closer Look at Behavior Management [presentation]

Build your student’s confidence and independence through strengths-based behavior management – and avoid exhausting power struggles. The first step is a shift in thinking about why challenging behavior occurs.  Presenter Alexis Filippini, PhD, explores the intersection of old-school behavior science and modern mindfulness to support young people in developing skills to manage their own behavior. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Empowering Your Child with ADHD [presentation]

Parents of children with ADHD learn a variety of practical strategies to help manage their children’s behavior, and, more importantly, to help empower their children to manage their own symptoms. Presenters Amanda Kuryluk, PhD, Trenna Sutcliffe, MD, Christy Tadros, LPCC, discuss improving communication and increasing compliance, establishing routines, completing homework successfully, and building confidence. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Maintaining Resiliency During the Late Night Melt Down [presentation]

Is your child/family going through a transition that’s turning your household upside down? Perhaps it’s a new school, or grade level…and it’s pushing you to the edge of your limits.  Learn what building and sustaining resiliency may look like for your family, especially in the most difficult of circumstances.
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EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Anxiety and the Twice Exceptional Child [presentation]

What does it mean when your child has been identified as twice exceptional? Students who are twice exceptional have unique challenges. They often experience anxiety as a result of some of those challenges. CHC’s Vivien Keil, PhD, talks about the makeup of a twice exceptional student, why they experience anxiety, and how you can help. Read more ›

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ADHD Resources from Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. [downloadable] [video]

russell barkley 498Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia. A member of ADDitude’s ADHD Specialist Panel, Dr. Barkley has published 23 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals, and he is the founder and editor of the bimonthly clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report. Read more ›

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Sleep Deprived Teens — What Can Be Done?

sleeping teen 491Animals have evolved to adapt to their environment in many ways, but one thing hasn’t changed: They all need sleep to survive, says Rafael Pelayo, a clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine. Read more ›

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Learn More about Early Developmental Milestones With the CDC’s Children’s Books [downloadable]

Talk, read, sing and play with your child every day. CDC’s amazing books can help! Amazing Me and Where is Bear?, and the Spanish-language versions, Soy Maravilloso, and ¿Dónde Está Osito?, are fun for children and show you what to look for as your child grows. Read more ›

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New WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep for Children Under 5 Years of Age [downloadable]

WHO guidelines on screen time 483Children under five must spend less time sitting watching screens, or restrained in prams and seats, get better quality sleep and have more time for active play if they are to grow up healthy, according to new guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) on April 24. Read more ›

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