Why your house rules fail and what to do about it

Why your house rules fail and what to do about it

Executive Summary This feature addresses the problem of rules that can complicate and weaken a parent’s relationship with their child. Drawing from key concepts gleaned from research and fieldwork in prevention strategy the highlights below offer insights and tips to...
How the life experiences of tech-savvy youth inform parents

How the life experiences of tech-savvy youth inform parents

The sciences of medicine and behavioral health appear to be converging on this discovery articulated by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, that childhood abuse and chronic stress, as well as growing up with parents who are struggling with mental health and substance abuse...
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...
Teens’ live streaming sex-capades fuels mistrust between tech-savvy youth and parents

Teens’ live streaming sex-capades fuels mistrust between tech-savvy youth and parents

Earlier this week, Yahoo News reported yet another incident of teen abuse of technology in Milwaukee that feeds the mistrust between parents and tech-savvy youth. According to the report posted by CBS58, two 14-year-old girls cut class with a 15-year old boy and live...

Pedophile who extorted child porn photos from teens is jailed: FBI seeks to identify & help victims

My two cents Last week the FBI reached out for public support to identify over 250 12 and 13-year-old victims of the biggest  “sextortion” case in U.S. history. The 31-year-old pedophile was sentenced to 105 years in prison last year, and the FBI were able to contact...

How it is possible to cyberbully your own child

My two cents   Over the past few months, more headlines have surfaced about parents publicly shaming their children by posting images on line about their wrong doing and discipline. What this indicates to me is a misunderstanding about what it means to...