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Anxious Kids? How Parents Can Help

For those with social or situational anxieties, sheltering-in-place may have brought comfort and control, and even the anticipation of re-entry can be debilitating. But these stressful times can also be a teaching moment, for us to validate our kids’ feelings and model healthy coping strategies.

In this Voices of Compassion podcast, we sat down with CHC’s Dr. Joan Baran and doctoral psychology intern Beth Moroney to find out how. Read more ›

Parenting with C.A.L.M.

Written by Joan Baran, PhD, Clinical Director at CHC

When we think of teens maturing, we think of all the changes they are going through: bodies growing, thinking becoming more abstract, and peers’ views considered increasingly important. Read more ›

Community Education

Supporting Success for an Autistic Child, Ages 7 through Teen [presentation]

This presentation by Dr. Joan Baran and Dr. Emily Hsu focuses on the ways in which you can support a child age 7 through teen who is on the autism spectrum. Among the topics covered: what is needed for successful social interactions, facilitating one-on-one interaction, creating the environment and opportunities for interaction, and finding teachable moments.

You may also wish to view the Community Education Session presentation called Recognizing the Signs of Autism and What to Do Next.
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Community Education

Supporting Success for an Autistic Child Age 0-7 [presentation]

This presentation by Dr. Joan Baran and Gina Baldi, MeD, focuses on the ways in which you can support a young child who is on the autism spectrum. Among the topics covered: what is needed for successful social interactions, facilitating one-on-one interaction, creating the environment and opportunities for interaction, and finding teachable moments.

You may also wish to view the Community Education Session presentation called Recognizing the Signs of Autism and What to Do Next.
Read more ›

Community Education

How to Choose the Right Preschool or Elementary School [presentation]

This presentation provides an overview of several types of preschools and their respective characteristics in order to help you find a good match for your child’s temperament and needs. How will you know if your child is ready for kindergarten?  Watch the presentation to learn more! Read more ›