Trauma-informed parenting & forgiveness

Trauma-informed parenting & forgiveness

It is my passion to inform and inspire parents today about connecting with their tech-savvy youth. The primary objective of my research and training development is to strengthen and restore family bonds essential to creating a secure and peaceful society in a...
Why talking about teen marijuana use is so difficult and necessary

Why talking about teen marijuana use is so difficult and necessary

Last Thursday, parents, educators and counselors gathered at Victory High School in Rocklin for a workshop on teen wellness and the risks of marijuana use by youth. Open to the public, this event was co-sponsored by the Coalition for Placer Youth, Wellness Together,...
Why do they act that way? What parents need to know about brain science and childhood experiences

Why do they act that way? What parents need to know about brain science and childhood experiences

Without disparaging the innovative benefits of cyber technology, it is fair to say that today’s tech-savvy youth are exposed to levels of hostility (these adult issues of bullying, addictions and sexual exploitation) with greater intensity than pre-internet...
The value of playing video games for family togetherness

The value of playing video games for family togetherness

Christmastime is a holiday designed to ignite imaginations and enjoy the company of loved ones – which is a lot easier said than done because we are an achievement culture that tends to value work over play, and many families do not have a joyful family history. Most...
Teaching teens in crisis about resilience

Teaching teens in crisis about resilience

Last October, Core Connectivity produced a symposium on The purpose and power of suffering, at Azure Acres Treatment Center (Intensive Outpatient Treatment) in Sacramento. Attending this symposium on suffering and behavioral health issues was Pastor Clay Rojas, the...