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...

Holiday tips for parents of teens and young adults in recovery

Guest blogger Jon Daily, LCSW, CADCII, is the founder of Recovery Happens, substance abuse and addiction treatment center focused on teens and young adults, with offices in Roseville, Fair Oaks, Davis, and Walnut Creek. Daily brings intimate knowledge of substance...
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...
Connecting the hearts and minds of youth to create a safe space

Connecting the hearts and minds of youth to create a safe space

Today’s youth are dealing with adult issues in ways that are intensified through mobile connectivity. As the world is brought in closer through cyber connectivity, many youth find themselves over-exposed with great intensity to the emotions inspired by the insecurity...