Monthly Archives: September 2010

Advocacy Opportunity: End Human Trafficking

Over 30 million people are enslaved in the world today.  Many of these are children. The advocacy group, Not For Sale, is a fantastic resource for gaining information about human trafficking and modern-day slavery.  Additionally, Not For Sale is hosting … Continue reading

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The Recession’s Impact on Children

Novotney, A. (2010).  The Recession’s Toll on Children.  Monitor on Psychology, 41(8), 43-43-46. In the most recent issue of Monitor on Psychology, Novotney summarizes research on the outcomes of low-income environments on children’s cognitive development.  She goes on to detail … Continue reading

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The Birds and The Bees…

A lot of parents wonder how to have the (often dreaded) sex talk.  When is the right time?  What do I say?  I feel weird talking about something so mature with my child!  These are very common fears and questions. … Continue reading

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Part II: A Guide to Juvenile Dependence Proceedings

In Part I of this post, I gave a general description of the legal process following a child’s removal from the home due to allegations of abuse or neglect.  If you are caring for a child who is a dependent … Continue reading

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Trauma & Dissociation in the DSM5: Where Do They Fit?

Spiegel, D. (2010).  Dissociation in the DSM5.  Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 11, 261-265. In David Spiegel’s most recent Editorial in the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, he discusses some of the possible changes for dissociative disorders in the upcoming … Continue reading

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