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Posted by: Alena Schuckmann on Feb 13, 2024

As parents, supporting your teen in developing healthy relationships is crucial for their emotional well-being and future interpersonal success. It’s important to foster a positive environment for your teenager to develop healthy relationships.

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700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Stalking: Recognize, Respond and Refer for Safety

Oct 03, 2023

Stalking is when someone repeatedly, persistently, and unwantedly follows, harasses, or monitors your activities, both in-person and online, causing fear or safety concerns. If you or someone you know is experiencing stalking, it is important to remember to follow the three Rs: Recognize, Respond and Refer. Read More

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The Importance of Early Intervention for Child Traumatic Stress: Journey to Healing

Aug 22, 2023

If your child has experienced a traumatic event, know that recovery is possible. Effective treatments like Child Parent Psychotherapy and Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention can improve or reduce symptoms significantly. Read More

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Gaslighting: Word of the Year 2022

Jun 22, 2023

The results are in, and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary Word of the Year 2022 is... GASLIGHTING. Gaslighting is defined as the act or practice of grossly misleading someone, especially for one's own advantage. Read More

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Transitioning Foster Children into a New Home: How to Help

May 16, 2023

Although children may be removed from the home for a variety of reasons, it is often unexpected. While this can be a confusing and traumatizing time, there are resources and tools to help make this life event less stressful to a child in need of foster care services. Read More

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How Early Intervention Can Help Children Heal from Trauma

May 04, 2023

Trauma is based on what someone feels, so it’s best to listen to what the other person says about their experience. Read More

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Is Your Co-Parenting Relationship Healthy?

Apr 25, 2023

Co-parenting can be a difficult process, but it is possible to have a healthy co-parenting relationship. Here are some signs of a co-parenting relationship that supports a safe and loving environment for a child. Read More

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How Adults Can Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

Apr 11, 2023

Every child deserves the right to grow up in a safe and healthy environment. However, this is not the case for many children. Protecting children from abuse and neglect is a community responsibility, and the need is urgent. Read More

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Keeping Kids Safe in Holiday Crowds

Nov 15, 2022

Between hectic trips to the mall for holiday shopping and frenzied airport terminals, it can be difficult to keep track of your little ones in the chaos. If you and your child are separated, having a safety plan can save their life. Read More