Adolescents

Articles

To Rescue or Not, That is the Question

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article explores ways in which parents rescue their adolescent children and ways to weigh the decision whether to ...

Blended Families and Teens

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Blended families can be challenging for everyone, especially a teenager. Article describes these challenges and ways ...

What Teens Want Parents to Understand

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Some teens believe that parents "don't get it" or "just don't understand." Recently, I asked teens ...

Sexual Health for Young People

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Critical thinking about sex is important for young people. This is a guide for examining the themes being promoted by ...

Treasuring Children: Helping Children In Chronically Difficult Families

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Families where addictions and chronic stress or conflict dwell are especially difficult for children to cope with. ...

On-Line Gaming: How Much is too Much?

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

Article explores the explosion of the online gaming industry and the tough decisions parents have to make about hours ...

Rebuilding After the Storm

August 18, 2005. A record breaking day in the history of Wisconsin with 27 confirmed tornadoes in one twenty-four ...

Our Love Affair with Food

This article discusses forming healthy or unhealthy relationships with food at several stages in our development. ...

Supporting Safety In Our Schools

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Safety in the schools has become a major focus for parents and school officials. Based on an interview with an area ...

How Can I Help My Child Deal with Bullying?

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Real steps to help and "how to's" to deal with bullying.

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Broadcasts

Smooth Sailing with Tough Temperaments - #3487

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Does your child's behavior ever leave you scratching your head? Do you ever think why in the world is he doing that ...

Great Beginnings - 2 of 2 - #3486

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Starting school is a milestone for every child and parent whether it is starting school for the first time, returning ...

Great Beginnings - 1 of 2 - #3485

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Starting school is a milestone for every child and parent whether it is starting school for the first time, returning ...

An Audience of One - 2 of 2 - #3480

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

We can get caught up in the present and try to please those around us first. But we are called to be faithful to the ...

An Audience of One - 1 of 2 - #3479

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

We can get caught up in the present and try to please those around us first. But we are called to be faithful to the ...

Christian in a Secular School - 4 of 4 - #3455

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Hannah Savilla shares how a sheltered young Christian can move effectively in non-Christian circles after high school ...

Christian in a Secular School - 3 of 4 - #3454

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Hannah Savilla shares how a sheltered young Christian can move effectively in non-Christian circles after high school ...

Christian in a Secular School - 2 of 4 - #3453

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Hannah Savilla shares how a sheltered young Christian can move effectively in non-Christian circles after high school ...

Christian in a Secular School - 1 of 4 - #3452

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Hannah Savilla, shares how a sheltered young Christian can move effectively in non-Christian circles after high school ...

The Talk - 2 of 2 #3431

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

In this two part series Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage provide parents with information on how to talk to ...

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