COVID-19 Teaching Collegiate Skills, Independent Life Skills

The COVID-19 virus has forced high school and college kids to display their resiliency skills. From the time colleges and universities moved to online classes and moving out of dorms, some kids were able to move home yet other students were forced to find alternative living arrangements. C&A's peer counselor Bianca Hooten offers advice for high school and college students learning independent living skills during this unusual time. C&A is open and seeing clients at all four locations. 

Reckless Youth Attitude: I Will Not Get COVID-19

College-aged students often take the "I'm invincible" approach to life even in midst of the COVID-19 health crisis. C&A's Trauma Therapy Program Manager Mary Kreitz writes about why kids take this risk and will sometimes place other people at risk just to have a good time. She also offers advice for parents to help their children make the right choice

Impact of COVID-19 On High School Students

C&A Provides Tips for Families During COVID-19

Today we are all facing a challenging situation that has no playbook or guidelines to follow with the Corona Virus. With that in mind, C&A's Early and Middle Childhood Program Manager Larissa Haring shares some tips to help all of us navigate these uncharted waters. If your child is having trouble navigation or making adjustments to the recent changes in their routine, please call C&A at 330-433-6075.

Loving Limits

Children of all ages need to know the boundaries and expectations of the household. When the rules are broken, how do you as parent or caregiver hand out consequences in a loving way. This article provides tips on setting up the rules with your child and dealing with outcome when the rules are broken

Teaching and Validating Your Child's Feelings

A child's behavioral is conveyed in multiple ways. A child's emotional development and expressing of their feelings is often defined by three words - happy, sad or mad. This insightful posts provides tips and strategies to expanding your child's "feeling" vocabulary to better regulate and express their emotions.