Entries by Youth First


Navigating the Journey From Childhood to Adolescence

By Joan Carie, LCSW, LCAC, Aug. 30, 2018 – For many families it seems that life never slows down. The busyness of the daily schedule sometimes prevents us from giving attention to our children’s most important phases. For many of today’s parents, supporting the transition from childhood to adolescence can add challenges to an already […]


Teen Dating: The Dos and Don’ts

By Kelli Chambers, LSW – August 21, 2018 – Navigating the dating world can be intimidating and scary for both parents and teens. Many questions come to mind on how parents can best support their child and foster open communication. How do we keep our teens safe? Understanding some of the “dos” and “don’ts” for […]