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Category: Mental & Behavioral Health

Why We Need Treatment Foster Care Parents

Why We Need Treatment Foster Care Parents

What sets treatment foster care apart from all the other types of foster care? Do we really need treatment foster care parents? Yes, we do.

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ACEs: What Are They and How Do They Affect Us?

ACEs: What Are They and How Do They Affect Us?

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are negative stress-inducing circumstances children experience that shape the way they process and interact with the world around them. The simple series of questions about one's childhood can predict the likelihood of a series of health difficulties later in life. Resilient KC even conducted an ACE Study in our very own backyard and the results were staggering.

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How to Be a Great Parent in a Co-Parent Relationship

How to Be a Great Parent in a Co-Parent Relationship

The key to successful co-parenting is to separate personal feelings from the co-parenting relationship. Having both parents play an active role in their children’s daily lives is the best way to ensure your child’s needs are met. For the sake of your child’s well-being, follow these guidelines.

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How to Talk to Your Child or Teen About Going to Therapy

How to Talk to Your Child or Teen About Going to Therapy

It’s very common for children or adolescents to see a therapist, and talking to your child before their first therapy session can help them understand what to expect. Two of our experts on staff helped us put together some guidelines for talking to your child or teen about going to therapy.

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4 Myths About Going to Therapy

4 Myths About Going to Therapy

Mental health challenges affect 1 in 5 adults and 1 in 4 youth between the ages of 13-18. Unfortunately, the stigma surrounding mental illness often prevents people from getting help. It’s time to stop the stigmas. Here are four common myths about going to therapy.

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