Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that involves restructuring the way the mind thinks and perceives situations. It connects thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Our happiness is not dependent upon an event, but the way we perceive it. From Unchecked Negative Thoughts to Reframing The negative thought about what happened can cause negative … Read moreTurning Negatives Into Positives With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy!
As mental health continues to gain recognition, we become increasingly aware of its importance in our overall well-being. According to the NSCH (National Survey of Children’s Health), subsidiary, almost half of youth in the United States have gone through at least one “adverse family experience”, with 22.6% having gone through two or more. Social sciences … Read moreResidential Treatment…Clearing a Path to Healthy Living
In recent years, the stigma surrounding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) decreased. PTSD is a mental illness brought on as an unconscious response to some form of trauma. It can lead to the development of other disorders such as depression and anxiety. In teenagers, being the victim of abuse, violence, or accident causes trauma. Dealing … Read moreUnderstanding PTSD in Teens
When you are a parent, you are bound to come across some children who have behavioral challenges. Children who have gone through traumatizing experiences are usually carrying a lot of anger, sadness, and even guilt. Unable to handle these strong emotions, they may act out. Children who have lived in homes where adults yelled or … Read moreCommon Questions About Residential Treatment Centers For Children
Not everyone is promised the same opportunities in life. Sometimes adolescents age out of the foster care system, but don’t have a stable home environment. Further, they might not have ever been given the opportunity to have it. In life, things happen that are out of our control, and searching for ways to help a … Read moreIndependent Living Program
Keeping your child safe and healthy often requires a parent to make difficult choices. Sometimes, youth are faced with serious psychiatric problems. Their behavior can be unpredictable, difficult to manage, and even dangerous. Indeed, certain psychological issues cannot be managed successfully at home. As a parent or guardian, you have limited resources. A residential setting … Read moreDoes Your Child Need Residential Treatment?
Even more challenging than watching your child struggle with a mental health disorder might be admitting them to residential treatment. Parents often feel out of control or lost as to how to support their child while the child participates in residential treatment. Research the Facility When selecting a facility for your child, find out as … Read moreSupporting Your Child Through Residential Treatment
The decision to seek residential treatment centers for a child is a heavy one. Choosing the right facility can seem like an overwhelming task. Foster children can present a unique set of challenges that require specialized care. We have compiled a list of residential psychiatric treatment facilities located in Kansas that we hope will help … Read moreAdolescent Residential Treatment Centers Throughout Kansas
Have you ever heard of the term “aging out”? In regards to foster care, it refers to children in foster care who become too old to qualify for care. Traditionally, the magical age has been 18, which is when children reach legal adulthood. They might be advised to join the military, or given enough money … Read moreIndependent Living Program for Teens in Foster Care
Kansas’s struggling foster care is suffering from a shortage of foster care workers because the requirements are too high. Many workers feel that the requirements are too restrictive because of the different standards in different states. Some states do not require licenses, and some do not even require that their workers have degrees in social work. … Read moreKansas’s Struggling Foster Care System