Tag: children's mental health


COVID and Child Abuse

2020 has been filled with many unforeseen and unpredictable challenges, many of which have not changed in 2021. Rising unemployment, school closures, stay at home orders, social isolation, financial strain, food insecurity, and many more struggles have affected millions of children and their families. These stressors all contribute to an increase in stress which unfortunately increases risk of family violence including intimate partner violence … Read More COVID and Child Abuse


5 Tips for Promoting Independence in Children

It is not unusual for anxious children to avoid or withdraw from new or unfamiliar experiences. There is often an assumption by the child and from others that they are less capable than other children. However, it’s important to not mistake an aversion to acquiring new skills to lacking the ability to do so. What might be happening is that the child may feel … Read More 5 Tips for Promoting Independence in Children