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Category: Mental Health

  1. Providing Care at All Stages of Life

    At JSSA we empower our clients to overcome the obstacles they are facing in their lives. What…
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    JSSA helps individuals at all stages of life: children, adults, and seniors
  2. How to Help Your Child Successfully Transition to Middle School

    The beginning of a new school year marks a major transition in the life of every child.…
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    Transitioning to Middle School
  3. 6 Ways to Ease Back-to-School Challenges for Students with Special Needs

    Heading back to school means new classrooms, new people, and new expectations. Students with…
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    easing back-to-school challenges for students with special needs
  4. Transitioning from Preschool to Kindergarten

    Moving from preschool to kindergarten is a natural and exciting part of growing up. However,…
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    tips for parents and children about transitioning from preschool to kindergarten
  5. How to Prepare Your Child for Preschool

    Starting preschool can be anxiety-provoking for toddlers, but parents can ease the transition…
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  6. Talking to Children with Special Needs About Death and Dying

    Talking with any child about death and dying can be daunting, but it may be particularly so…
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    Talking to children with special needs about death and dying
  7. How to Talk to Kids About the Election

    Young children may be unsure how to feel after last week’s presidential election if…
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    how to talk to kids about the election
  8. Understanding and Embracing Mindfulness

    Mindfulness – it seems like we’re hearing it everywhere these days, in schools, hospitals,…
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    understanding and embracing mindfulness with JSSA
  9. Being “Heard” in the Workplace

    Author: Alison Axelrod, MSW, Employment Specialist Diversity in the workplace benefits…
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    “Staff Tips and Strategies” and a drawing of a family in green
  10. Cyberbullying and Your Child – What You Need to Know

    Author: Heidi Cohen, LCSW-C, Child and Family Services Technology today is often our…
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    “Staff Tips and Strategies” and a drawing of a family in green