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Resources Tagged With: behavior

DBT: One Parent’s Journey

Currently, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is the only well-established, evidence-based treatment for self-harming adolescents at high risk for suicide. In this podcast episode, hear one mom’s brave story of helping her teenage daughter through panic attacks, PTSD and self-harming behaviors using DBT skills like mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness and communication, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance. We are so grateful that she is willing to share her life-changing journey with us. Read more ›

Concerned About Your Child’s Learning?

After nearly a year of remote learning, parents have a window into their child’s learning style like never before. As a parent, you may have observed some behaviors that make you wonder: does my child have a learning or attention difference or is it just Zoom-fatigue?

We sat down with Chris Harris, MEd, an expert in learning, social-emotional, behavioral and attention challenges, to find out. Read more ›

Setting up Distance Learning for Behavioral Success

Distance learning is hard, even for kids without emotional or behavioral challenges. Not to mention the strain on parents working remotely while trying to support their child’s at-home education. We sat down with behavioral expert Jody Miller, MEd, BCBA, to hear her best strategies for promoting and positively reinforcing good behavior, as well as what steps to take when your child is struggling. Read more ›

Parenting with C.A.L.M.

Parenting a teen is filled with challenges and joys.  In this podcast, Dr. Joan Baran, Clinical Director at CHC, discusses parenting with C.A.L.M. – an adaptable technique you can use today! Read more ›

Free COVID-19 Behavioral Health Modules [web resource]

Behavioral health involves many aspects of our daily lives. At its core, behavioral health represents our mental health, which includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. These modules are  meant to provide the community with reliable information, tips, and resources for managing behavioral health concerns during (and following) the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ›

The Pandemic’s Toll on Children With Special Needs and Their Parents

Missing social contacts and altered routines, disturbed sleep and eating habits can be particularly intense for the kids with developmental challenges. Read more ›

Parenting Your Young Child During Shelter in Place, Part 2 [presentation] [video]

This is Part 2 of a webinar especially for parents of young children (pre-K through 2nd grade). With Shelter in Place, we know it can be tricky to support your young child – to manage their learning, help them cope with the anxiety they feel, and respond to challenging behavior.   Read more ›

Parenting Your Young Child during Shelter in Place [presentation] [video]

This webinar is especially for parents of young children (pre-K through 2nd grade).  With Shelter in Place, we know it can be tricky to support your young child – to manage their learning, help them cope with the anxiety they feel, and respond to challenging behavior. Read more ›

Responding to Your Child’s Challenging Behavior [presentation] [video]

What do you do when your child’s behavior leaves you feeling frustrated and powerless to respond in a positive way? Sometimes you don’t know the best way to respond to your child’s behavior, whether it’s slamming the door, a blowout, withdrawal, arguing and just plain defiance. Learn about some effective strategies you can use to respond to your child’s challenging behavior. Read more ›

Is This Normal? Top 5 Things to Know About Your Young Child’s Development

Written by Melanie Hsu, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and Early Childhood Program Manager at CHC

Many parents note that one silver lining of these scary and unprecedented times is the opportunity to spend much more time with their children. However, this increased attention can sometimes lead to more worries: is my child delayed? Are they reacting to the anxiety of these times? Or am I just more concerned and sensitive because of my own personal stress? Read more ›

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