Understanding the Misunderstood: Childhood Bipolar Disorder and Fear of Harm

Families struggle everyday to help their children overcome mental health obstacles. But without having the right information, getting the right diagnosis and accessing the right treatment can feel like an insurmountable task. JBRF’s executive director, Elizabeth Errico, shares about the cutting edge work their team has done to uncover a new mental health diagnosis. She’ll help you learn how to recognize it in kids and how to advocate for your children to get the best possible treatment.

Relationship Skills: Setting Boundaries with Your Young Adult Children

Almost every parent of a teen or emerging adult child has experienced the frustration of trying to effectively protect them from impulsive emotional decisions that may impede their success. But it can feel like an endless battle of wills: you either give in and accept that you cannot control them; or go into full metal control, which severs the relationship.

So how can parents avoid these types of all or none scenarios? How can you more effectively scaffold your emerging adults' growth and development, and maintain a healthy relationship?

Anxiety: Strategies to Help you Cope During COVID-19

This webinar is designed to provide insights and strategies for parents to cope with their own anxieties while navigating the challenges of parenting during the COVID 19 Epidemic.

Join Randi and Dr. Rosen as they address how parents can best manage the unique stressors families are facing now, and how to support their children's mental health during these unprecedented times.

Mental Health Impact on Kids

Anyone can struggle with emotional, mental, or behavioral health at any time, but it can be difficult to tell the difference between typical behaviors and those that could be signs of concern. How do we know when we should seek help for the mental health of our children, adolescents, and young adults? And when parents and teachers actually do know that a child or teen is struggling with a mental health problem, how do they find the resources and support they need to meet those challenges? Join Randi Silverman in a discussion about how caring adults can use a common language that encourages collaborative and trusting relationships to support the mental health of our youth and families.

Managing Emotions:How to Talk about Feelings so Kids will Talk about Feelings

Learn how to easily teach your child the ABCs of emotions -- a valuable, life-long skill most of us never learned from our parents or teachers. You will learn how to increase your child and family’s emotional intelligence to better manage upset feelings, make family life easier and more fun, and get real tools for the real emotional moments of life.

E-Learning: How to Advocate for Your Child

Is your child struggling with E-Learning? Is your child getting the support services needed to meet his or her IEP goals? The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in a variety of unprecedented and unpredictable ways. Our children and schools have taken on an enormous shift in teaching and delivery of instruction and services. Many parents are finding that remote learning can be especially hard for kids with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges.