Helping Children with Parentification

In this episode of our Family Care Learning Podcast, we learn about parentification which is often found in children in the foster care system. Haley and Sarah, both therapists at Arizona Family Counseling discuss how foster parents can help children struggling with it. Watch the podcast or read our blog …

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Your mind is a garden

There are two basic parts of gardening: to nourish and to protect. The same goes for mental health. Let’s say your mind is a garden. The positive thoughts are the flowers and healthy plants. The negative thoughts are the weeds and pests that come to consume. Just like you plant your flowers …

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Self Care and Stress Management in Foster Care and Social Work

In this episode of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Will Savoy, our Specialized Youth Permanency supervisor and James Schlemmer, our Youth in Transition program manager. They discuss self-care and stress management in foster care and adoption and in social work in general. Watch the video or read …

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Tips for helping your child with temper tantrums

In this episode of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Brandon and Katie who share tips for helping your child through their temper tantrums. As experts, they also share what the brain is doing during these times. Read our blog post or watch the episode below! “Tantrums are …

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Tips for parenting children with trauma during the holidays

Katie Loh is one of our clinical interns and is a family coach with Christian family Care. In this Family Care Learning podcast episode, Katie speaks with Haley Morte, one of our child and family therapists and also a family coach about ways for parents to handle children with trauma …

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Disenfranchised Grief: When loss is belittled, bottled up, or forgotten

When you hear the word “grief”, it is likely that it is promptly followed by the thought of death, sorrow, or mourning. Perhaps it even conjures memories of lost loved ones and your own personal experiences of loss. What happens, though, when you find yourself experiencing all of the emotions …

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