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Parental anxiety and COVID-19

Parental anxiety and COVID-19

The consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak are being felt around the world. For many parents, this means having to cope with disrupted education, family illness, loss of household income and much more. Youth Villages clinical consultant Dr. Rebekah Lemmons provides information and tips to parents that may experience anxiety and fear.

How to manage bullying behaviors: A guide for parents and caregivers.

How to manage bullying behaviors: A guide for parents and caregivers.

Every day at Youth Villages, we are charged with helping children who have experienced trauma. They may have been abused or neglected or witnessed domestic or other violence in their homes or neighborhoods. Recently, our country has experienced terrible tragedies, and many parents are searching for healthy, productive ways to talk with their children about what happened.

How to talk to your children about traumatic events

How to talk to your children about traumatic events

Every day at Youth Villages, we are charged with helping children who have experienced trauma. They may have been abused or neglected or witnessed domestic or other violence in their homes or neighborhoods. Recently, our country has experienced terrible tragedies, and many parents are searching for healthy, productive ways to talk with their children about what happened.

Early intervention at home key to youth violence

Early intervention at home key to youth violence

 The Commercial Appeal in Memphis featured a guest column from Dr. Tim Goldsmith, chief clinical officer for Youth Villages, it its Viewpoint section Sunday, Nov. 18 highlighting the importance of early intervention for families and youth at-risk of entering the...

Early intervention at home key to youth violence

Want to help troubled youth? Help their families

 In Memphis, The Commercial Appeal's Nov. 18 issue included a guest column from Youth Villages CEO Patrick Lawler emphasizing the importance of helping the families of young people; not just the child. Read the full article here.     [.$?*|{}()...

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  Tim Goldsmith, Ph.D., is chief clinical officer at Youth Villages, where he directs a staff of clinical specialists who oversee the treatment of more than 23,000 children and youth every year. Youth Villages brings their expertise to you through articles here....

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