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‘mental health’

Attention Customers: Meltdown on Aisle Two!

“Attention Customers: Meltdown on Aisle Two!” When your child has a meltdown in a public place, like a grocery store, it can sometimes feel ... continue reading

Canines, Companions and Clinics

This episode features canines, companions, and clinics and how they benefit individuals living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, or FASD.  There’s a lot happening ... continue reading

Using Trauma-Informed Care to meet the Holistic Needs of Young Children

by Dr. Johnna Brynn, director of training and professional development at The Florida Center Training Institute While trauma can have detrimental repercussions at any ... continue reading

Florida Center CEO Appointed to FAIMH Board

Staff Report The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Kristie Skoglund, has been appointed to the board of directors for the ... continue reading

Is it Okay to be ‘Best Friends’ with Your Child?  

By Shea Cruel, School-based mental health therapist at Oak Park School As a parent or guardian it’s only natural that you would want your ... continue reading

A Yard Full of Sticks; A Life Full of Trials

By Mental Health Therapist Karen Stull  October in Florida brings many storms. Sometimes that means more to clean up in our yards and driveways. ... continue reading

What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know About FASD

By Tamra Cajo, Director of The Florida Center’s FASD Diagnostic Clinic I have been in the mental health field for almost 20 years, working ... continue reading

Why I chose my children’s mental health over Covid-19 risks at daycare

By Merab Favorite (originally posted in Sarasota/Manatee Mom Blog) The decision to send my children back to daycare wasn’t an easy one. I knew ... continue reading

Safe Tips for Trick or Treating That Every Parent Should Know

By Lisiane Jimenez, M.A., School-Based Mental Health Therapist As a school-based mental health therapist and the mother of two teenagers, I have put a ... continue reading

Family Members ‘Major’ in Mental Health at Parent University

By Merab Favorite, Marketing and Development Manager  SARASOTA, CO.  – The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s team of school-based mental health therapists took on ... continue reading