Healthy Parenting

 

Parenting Techniques for Teaching Empathy to Children

December 18, 2012

By Bette J. Freedson, LCSW, LICSW Introduction Wouldn’t it be simple if you could just say to your kids, “Now look you guys, be...

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Reparative Therapy Q&A With Dr. Michael Ian Rothenberg, LCSW

November 29, 2012

By Michael Ian Rothenberg, PhD, LCSW Introduction Dr. Michael Ian Rothenberg, LCSW holds a faculty appointment at the University of Central...

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Teaching Kids Conflict Resolution

July 17, 2012

By Bette J. Freedson, LCSW, LICSW Introduction Conflict is normal, and kids can be taught how to handle it effectively.  Key ideas to teach...

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Strategies to Help Sarcastic Kids

July 9, 2012

By Bette J. Freedson, LCSW, LICSW Introduction As kids hit latency age and the ‘tween years, when peer pressure builds, they can become...

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Excerpt from the Book “A New Way to Win, How to Resolve Your Child Custody Dispute Without Giving Up, Giving In, or Going Broke”

April 4, 2012

By Tobias Desjardins, LCSW   SECTION ONE: Laying a Foundation for Change Understanding the Stakes Understanding what is at stake in a...

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Three Myths About Men and Divorce

February 22, 2012

By Risa Garon, MSW, LCSW-C, BCD, CFLE Introduction Here are three common misconceptions about the effect of divorce on men. One:  Men just...

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Helping Parents Talk to Their Elementary Age Kids About Friendship

February 22, 2012

By Bette J. Freedson, LCSW, LICSW Introduction Talking to kids about friendship depends on the ages. With little kids, you can arrange a play...

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Talking to Teens About Sex – Q&A with Dr. Amy Schalet and Brenda Wade, MSW

January 11, 2012

By Brenda C. Wade, MSW, LCSW   Introduction Amy Schalet is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a...

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Practical Tips for Raising Responsible Teens

November 10, 2011

By Brenda C. Wade, MSW, LCSW   Introduction Anyone parenting a teen knows just how challenging this all-important job can be.    ...

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All Children Matter: How Legal and Social Inequalities Hurt LGBT Families

October 25, 2011

October 25, 2011 All Children Matter All Children Matter Study A newly released research report, All Children Matter: How Legal and Social...

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