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Candi Kaplan: Giving to JSSA with an eye toward the future

Candi Kaplan: Giving to JSSA with an eye toward the future

Through her many personal and professional pursuits over the years, Candi Kaplan has cultivated the skill of thinking ahead. A long-time JSSA board member, Candi began her term as president in 2016 with an eye to the future.

Learning to Recognize and Support an Anxious Child

Learning to Recognize and Support an Anxious Child

Anxiety is a natural response to ambiguity in life, even in childhood and adolescence. And while a bit of anxiety has been shown to be helpful in encouraging motivation, many children and teens experience an unhealthy level of anxiety. The Anxiety Disorders Association of America reports that anxiety disorders affect one in eight children. For […]

Discussing Frightening Current Events with Your Children

Discussing Frightening Current Events with Your Children

When frightening current events occur, children need guidance and support as they try to process what they’re hearing and seeing around them and on the news. For parents who feel unequipped to manage their child’s concerns or questions during scary times like this, the following tips may help you feel more confident addressing these types […]

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