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Parenting Matters Minute Video Library

Raising youngsters in today’s world is joyful and exhilarating, but it can be difficult and challenging as well. Please join us for a Parenting Matters Minute - a brief focus on a topic that may be of interest as you raise your toddler, child or adolescent.

If you have any concerns about your child or would like additional information, please call our professional access line at 401-432-1364. Thanks for spending your valuable time with us.


Bullying

How to Prevent Bullying

Dr. Jennifer Jencks discusses how to talk openly with your child about bullying to help prevent it from happening.

Is Your Child Being Bullied?

Dr. Jennifer Jencks discusses how to help identify if your child has been the target of bullying.

How to Help Your Child Recover from Bullying

Dr. Jennifer Jencks discusses how to help your child recover if he or she has been bullied.


General Parenting Tips

Understanding How Others Are Feeling

Margaret Paccione, PhD discusses how projection bias affects our perception of how others are feeling.

Tips to Handle Negative Behavior in Children

Salman Majeed, MD explains a few simple strategies for stopping a child from using negative behavior to get attention.

Does Your Child Have Learning Challenges?

Patricia Martins, MEd discusses how to obtain a special education evaluation for your child if you feel he may have learning challenges.

Video Game Ratings

Karyn Horowitz, MD discusses how to become familiar with video game ratings to determine if they are appropriate for your child.

Talking with Teens about Marijuana

Chelsea Neumann, MD discusses the importance of talking with your teens on the dangerous effects of using cannabis/marijuana.


Healthy Living

Teens and Sleep

Mary Carskadon, PhD discusses adequate sleep for teens and offers strategies for helping your teen get enough sleep.

Fun and Nutritious Snacks for Kids

Nutritionist Jennifer Anderson discusses how to incorporate nutritious and fun snacks into a child’s diet.


Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

How to Help a Child Manage Anxiety

Dr. Anne Walters discusses how to help children manage anxiety by engaging certain coping skills and not avoiding situations that make them feel anxious.

How to Recognize OCD in Children

Abbe Garcia, PhD, describes the warning signs and symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to help parents recognize certain behaviors in their children.


Helping Children and Teens with Grief and Loss

Helping Children Cope with Death and Grief

Christine Low, PhD discusses how to support young children who are dealing with death and grief.

Supporting Teens Who Are Grieving a Loss

Social worker Gary Regan discusses how to support teens who are dealing with death and grief.


Sensory Processing Disorder

How Sensory Processing Disorder Can Affect Children

Occupational therapist Jane Cancilliere discusses sensory processing and how it may affect a child’s daily activity and function.


Tourette Syndrome

Understanding Tourette Syndrome

Barbara Tylenda, PhD, ABPP discusses the neurological disorder Tourette Syndrome, how to recognize it and treatment options