704, 2021

Join EUCAP Conversations

By |April 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Join EUCAP Conversations

Please join us for a casual, informal meeting to talk about anything! Did you recently attend an interesting workshop? Did you read an article, book, or see a movie/show you'd like to discuss? Are you struggling with a specific issue in your practice? Are you concerned about recent social or political issues? Share your thoughts and get support from others." Go to our events page to read about the details, or schedule and sign-up to attend and suggest future topics. Or  Register Here

1911, 2020

Learn about ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

By |November 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Learn about ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

ACEs are adverse childhood experiences that harm children's developing brains and lead to changing how they respond to stress and damaging their immune systems so profoundly that the effects show up decades later. ACEs cause much of our burden of chronic disease, most mental illness, and are at the root of most violence. The CDC-Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest investigations of childhood abuse and neglect and household challenges and later-life health and well-being. The original ACE Study was conducted at Kaiser Permanente from 1995 to 1997 with two waves of data collection. Over 17,000 Health Maintenance Organization members from Southern California receiving physical exams completed confidential surveys regarding their childhood experiences and current health status and behaviors. More detailed information about the study can be found in the article, “Relationship of Childhood Abuse and Household [...]

1911, 2020

Fostering Children’s Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19

By |November 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Fostering Children’s Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19

As families grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, parents and children alike are being confronted with a number of emotions. Some emotions may be positive – such as a child being excited that their big brother is home from college. Other feelings may be negative – such as an adolescent feeling angry that they are not allowed to go to their friend’s house due to parental concerns about health. Regardless of the feeling, we can attend to children’s emotional well-being. The idea of emotional well-being recognizes that our emotional experiences are important and influence other aspects of our lives.  Below are several tips with examples of how we can help foster children and adolescents’ emotional well-being during this challenging  time. […]

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