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Category: Children and Teens

  1. Learning to Recognize and Support an Anxious Child

    Anxiety is a natural response to ambiguity in life, even in childhood and adolescence. And…
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  3. Wraparound: Supporting the Teen, Supporting the Family

    A brother’s death and a family move to a new state would be very difficult for anyone.…
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  4. 5 Tips for Talking with Children About Anti-Semitism

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

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

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

    When frightening events occur, children need guidance and support as they try to process what…
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  8. 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…
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    6 Ways to Set Limits on Your Child's Use of Electronics
  9. Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

    Yes, it’s only February, but parents of preschoolers are already thinking about…
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    Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool
  10. 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…
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    JSSA social worker Arlen Grad Gaines on Palliative Care Chat podcast