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Oppositional Defiance vs. Normal Teen Behavior

  From ADDitude The broken rules and rude remarks are snowballing. After years of opposition and defiance, your teen is beginning to resemble the enemy. And that’s not healthy. It’s also not hopeless. Here , learn how to craft a parenting style that breaks your teen’s defiant habits and encourages positive cooperation moving forward.
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Count US Indiana

From Disability Matters by the Governor's Council for People with Disabilities   . Count US Indiana has partnered with Humanity in Action to announce a new Racial Justice and Accessibility fellowship program.   Indiana has been in the bottom 5 states for civic literacy and voter turnout five years in a row, and in 2020 specifically, Hoosiers who are Black, live with a disability, and/or have experienced incarceration were devastated by COVID-19, police brutality, job loss, and lack of access to voting and civic engagement. Despite these obstacles, Hoosiers are still fighting for their voices to be heard via protest, voting, legislative advocacy, community service, and all other means of integrated civic engagement. ​ This program is designed for those who identify as Black, live with a disability, and / or have been affected by incarceration in the state of Indiana who are determined to boost voter turnout and integrated civic engagement across their communities leading up to futur

Family Telehealth Readiness Survey

Family Voices, Inc. (National) has created a survey about telehealth and family readiness. There are only seven questions and two of them are optional. They are not asking for any identifying information, other than state and zip code. We hope you'll take a moment to participate. English Version:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/ r/FamilyReadiness   Spanish Version:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/ r/FamilyReadiness-ES    

Worried about how Covid-19 has affected your kids’ mental health?

From Mental Health America 1.14.21   Parenting has reached a whole new level of stress during the COVID-19 pandemic and many parents are without their usual ways of knowing how their kids are actually doing—especially when it comes to their mental health. Brightline , offers a free, online COVID-19 Behavioral Health Indicator (COBI), to equip you with information about the potential impact of the pandemic on kids’ behavioral health. It will take you about 10 minutes to complete, and your responses can then help you to have a conversation with a healthcare provider. Take it  here .