Blog

Everyone at JSSA – from our leadership to our volunteers – has a story to tell about the consequential work we do. Check out our blog for updates from across our departments.

Check out our News section for press highlights about our work.

Explore News

Category: Children and Teens

  1. 5 Tips for Talking with Children About Anti-Semitism

    The recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict has resulted in a significant uptick of threats of…
    Read More
    Tips for talking to children about anti-Semitism
  2. Therapy Group for Adolescents

    The focus of this group will be on the “here and now” experience of group members. It is…
    Read More
  3. Talking to Your Kids About Racism

    It can be difficult talking to your children about racism and discrimination. Some parents…
    Read More
  4. Discussing Alarming Current Events with Your Children

    When frightening events occur, children need guidance and support as they try to process what…
    Read More
  5. Learning to Recognize and Support an Anxious Child

    Anxiety is a natural response to ambiguity in life, even in childhood and adolescence. And…
    Read More
    How to Recognize and Support an Anxious Child | JSSA
  6. 6 Ways to Set Limits on Your Child’s Use of Electronics

    Summer often means less daily structure and more screen time. While research has found…
    Read More
    6 Ways to Set Limits on Your Child's Use of Electronics
  7. Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

    Yes, it’s only February, but parents of preschoolers are already thinking about…
    Read More
    Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool
  8. Listen: JSSA Hospice Social Worker on Palliative Care Chat Podcast

    JSSA Hospice social worker Arlen Grad Gaines was a recent guest on the University of…
    Read More
    JSSA social worker Arlen Grad Gaines on Palliative Care Chat podcast
  9. JSSA Hospice Social Worker Wins Children’s Book Award

    I Have a Question about Death: A Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Other…
    Read More
    Arlen Gaines from JSSA Hospice wins Moonbeam Children's Book Award
  10. When Enough is Enough: Balancing Your Child’s Extracurriculars

    Between sports programs, scout meetings, music lessons, and art classes, our children have…
    Read More
    balancing children's extracurriculars to prevent burnout