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3 ways the Therapeutic Teaching Model helps kids with severe emotional and behavioral disorders heal

October 3, 2022 by Alma Marquez
Four years ago, Dr. Benita Amedee and I helped develop an intensive mental health program called the Therapeutic Teaching Model for young children who were referred to federal setting IV special… Read more »

Elevating Youth Voice through the Minnesota Student Survey

March 22, 2022 by Edith Gozali-Lee, Melissa Adolfson
The Minnesota Student Survey provides an opportunity for young people to tell us what they are experiencing and feeling—at home, in school and in the community.

Angels and Ghosts in the Nursery: Trauma-Informed Child-Parent Therapy

December 17, 2020 by Gael Thompson
Sarah sits across from me in my office, staring down at her hands. Her eyes fill with tears and she shakes her head.

I think my child might be suicidal. What should I do as a parent or guardian?

November 10, 2020
It can be scary to hear your child talk about suicide. You’re not alone – suicidal thoughts are common among children and adolescents in the United States. It’s important to take this seriously, even… Read more »

Why Hmong Families Need Hmong School-Based Mental Health Providers

August 26, 2020 by Cheng Vang
Wilder school-based mental health services started about 30 years ago with Kofi, a program for students of African descent. This year, Hlub Zoo is celebrating 10 years providing school-based mental… Read more »

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Autism Benefits, Services, and Resources in Minnesota

July 27, 2020 by Nicole MartinRogers
Explore some key tools to learn more about autism and navigate the services and benefits available in the state.

Tips for Improving Kids’ Behavior While Distance Learning: What I Learned from the Experts

May 11, 2020 by Nicole MartinRogers
These tips about what works for teachers might be useful for parents and caregivers too.

Helping Children Cope with Fear, Stress and Anxiety in a Global Pandemic or Crisis

April 27, 2020 by Gael Thompson
We’re all learning new ways to live in a world overwhelmed by a global pandemic. In a matter of days, the rules have changed and routines such as going to work or school, attending public gatherings… Read more »
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