Child & Adolescent Issues

Making Stepfamilies Work

2018-08-22T18:23:53+00:00

Smart Strategies to Make Stepfamilies Work Researchers estimate that nearly 50 percent of all first marriages end in divorce. This high rate has led to a boom in the number of stepfamilies. But their success rate doesn't appear any better - roughly 60 percent of second marriages end in divorce. Therapists who work with stepfamilies [...]

Making Stepfamilies Work2018-08-22T18:23:53+00:00

Children & Adolescent Issues

2018-08-22T22:31:28+00:00

Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences Significant life events — such as the death of a family member, friend, or pet; divorce or a move; abuse; trauma; a parent leaving on military deployment; or a major illness in the family — can cause stress that might lead to problems with behavior, mood, sleep, appetite, and academic [...]

Children & Adolescent Issues2018-08-22T22:31:28+00:00