TBRI® Caregiver Support Group

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For adoptive parents, resource parents, and caregivers of children and teens who have experienced early trauma or loss. This support group will provide parenting tools and techniques to use with children and teens who have had early trauma and continue to struggle with regulation and healthy connection. Each session will have a learning segment, followed by an interactive time to …

Virtual XP Social Group – Fall 2021

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Facilitated by Pacific University’s Doctoral Psychology Practicum Students, supervised by Zaheeda (Zee) Virani, Psy.D. (Licensed Staff Psychologist) Section 1 (Late Elementary, Grades 4 & 5 only): Tuesdays at 4:00pm, October 19 – December 14, 2021Section 2 (Middle School, Grades 6-8): Thursdays at 4:00pm, October 21 – December 16, 2021(No classes November 23 or 25 during Thanksgiving week) Does your child …

DBT Skills Training for Adolescents

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with Erica Polidori, Psy.D. (Licensed Psychologist) 2 Sessions per Week (Mondays & Thursdays from 5:00pm – 6:30pm) for 7 weeksBeginning October 4, 2021 Who is this group for?  The group is for adolescents experiencing emotion dysregulation, deficits in interpersonal communication, limited tolerance to stress, risky behaviors that could include self-harming and/or suicidal ideation.  What is DBT?  Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is a form of therapy …

ASD Virtual Parent Group

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4 sessions, 90 minutes eachBeginning January 2022 Obtaining a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for a child can often leave parents with more questions about what this means for their family and their child’s future. This group is designed for parents of children under the age of five years who have recently obtained a diagnosis of ASD. The group …

SPACE: Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions – Virtual Parent Class

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7 sessions, 90 minutes each Class size is limited. Designed for children ages 5 – 14. PLEASE NOTE: Due to clinicians’ licensure restrictions, this virtual class is only available to permanent residents of the state of Oregon. The Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) class is a parents-only, evidence-based treatment of childhood anxiety with an emphasis on promoting child …

Incredible Years – Virtual Parent Group – Fall 2021

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10 Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. September 29 – December 8 2021 (skip week of November 24 for Thanksgiving) Rose Eagle, PhD, Child Psychologist; Mariko Clark, MA LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor This research-based curriculum is designed to support parents with children ages 3-8 years-old with disruptive behavior including hyperactivity, defiance, impulsivity and tantrums. Parents learn to improve their child’s coping, self-regulation …

Is My Child’s Recurring Behavior a Tic?

Priya Ramanujam Articles

Is your child displaying frequent eye-blinks, shoulder shrugs, sniffing noises, or other repetitive movements or sounds? If so, your child might have tics. Tics are sudden, recurrent, non–rhythmic movements or vocalizations. They usually emerge between the ages of 4-6 years and generally affect males more often than females. Tics are often preceded by “premonitory urges”; unpleasant somatic sensations that typically occur in the area of the body involving the tic.