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Are child and adolescent mental health problems increasing in the 21st century? A systematic review

Up to one in five children experience mental health problems. Social and cultural factors may influence emergence of mental health problems. The 21st century has led to changes in many of these factors, but it is unclear whether rates of internalizing and externalizing problems have also changed in recent cohorts of young people.

 

Are child and adolescent mental health problems increasing in the 21st century? A systematic review.

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Eight Tips for Teaching Mindfulness in High School | Greater Good

 

After teaching more than 20 10-week introductory mindfulness courses at five different high schools over the past few years, I have learned one main lesson: You have to make mindfulness class relevant to the daily lives of students. Sports, relationships, parents, teachers, friends—if you can relate it to what the students are experiencing and they understand how it can actually be useful in their lives, you start to grab their ...

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The Research Behind Social and Emotional Learning | Edutopia

Teaching without implementing social and emotional learning (SEL) is like leading kids without shoes on a trek across the Appalachians. Count on a short trip with lots of whining.

The goals of SEL, according to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), “are to one, promote students’ self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, relationships, ...

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Early Childhood Stress May Stunt Brain Development, Causing Deficits In Memory And Learning

A new study found that chronic stress in early childhood is not only able to inflict long-lasting emotional damage on a child, it can physically shrink their brains. The reasoning behind this is unclear but researchers stress that not ...

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What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Behavioral Health/Mental Health Professionals

 

This brief guide provides an overview of child welfare, describes how behavioral health/mental health professionals and child welfare workers can support one another’s efforts, and lists resources for more information. Working together, behavioral health/mental health and child welfare professionals can make sure that children, youth, and families receive appropriate services that promote healthy functioning and well-being.

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Five Tips for Helping Teens Manage Technology | Greater Good

 

The combination of technological change and normal adolescent development creates a huge challenge for today’s parents—there was no Instagram when the people raising today’s teens were in high school. Though there is no one-size-fits-all approach to guiding teens’ technology use, understanding these tectonic changes can help parents better guide their young teens in the wise use of technology. Here are five research-based tips.

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Time Spent in Sleep | Child Trends

The role of sleep in children’s development is incompletely understood. However, perceived inadequate or poor-quality sleep is associated with a number of emotional, behavioral, and health problems.[1]

Remarkably, although the physiological requirement for sleep is undisputed, there is little consensus on how much sleep children ...

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How Much Sleep Do I Need?

Until recently, teens often got a bad rap for staying up late, oversleeping for school, and falling asleep in class. But recent studies show that adolescent sleep patterns actually differ from those of adults or kids.

via How Much Sleep Do I Need?.

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Undocumented Parents and Children’s Outcomes | Foundation for Child Development

The Role of Public Policies and Community-Based Organizations in the Developmental Consequences of Parent Undocumented Status: 

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