Kids And Families


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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Six Tips for Diffusing Tot Tantrums

June 14, 2011

By Bette J. Freedson, LCSW, LICSW Introduction Eliminating toddler tantrums altogether is impossible. Managing them reasonably well is possible....

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International Social Work and Tanzania: Q&A with Hilary Volper, LCSW

June 7, 2011

By Hilary Volper, MSW, LCSW   Introduction Ms. Volper Hillary Volper, LCSW is a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist in private practice for...

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Asperger’s Syndrome Q&A With William Shryer, DCSW, LCSW

January 7, 2011

By William Shryer, MSW, LCSW   Introduction William Shryer is the Clinical Director of Diablo Behavioral Health Care in Danville, CA.   Mr....

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Dr. Caitlin Ryan and The Family Acceptance Projects’ Studies of LGBT Youth

December 7, 2010

Dr. Caitlin Ryan, Director of the Family Acceptance Project at San Francisco State University School Bullying, Violence Against Lesbian, Gay,...

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