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Age Range: 8 years

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July 6, 2022  |   |  By Encompass

Our Behavioral Health Team offers a wide variety of classes and support groups for kids as well as parents and caregivers across the year. To be kept in the loop, we encourage you to sign up for our newsletter via the form at the bottom of this page. Click on each program for more information […]

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Information for Parents and Caregivers: Restraint Collapse

August 24, 2021  |   |  By Encompass

Restraint Collapse can happen when a child (or adult) has worked really hard to “have a good day”. They’ve held it together enough to stay emotionally and behaviorally regulated while at school or an event and then they get to their safe space (usually a parent/primary caregiver) and emotionally collapse. This can look like an […]

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Information for Parents and Caregivers: Sleep Tips

July 26, 2021  |   |  By Encompass

Very few people do well without enough quality sleep, so getting kids to sleep on a consistent schedule is often an important priority to parents/caregivers. All children are different and have their own distinct needs and preferences that change. Setting up a routine that works takes time, commitment, and sometimes creativity. It’s important to first […]

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Information for Parents and Caregivers: Connecting with Your Child

February 19, 2021  |   |  By Encompass

The most vital step to helping your child manage their behavior appropriately is based in a solid connection with their parent/caregiver. When you intentionally connect with your child, you show your child they are precious and valued as they are and you meet a basic human need for acceptance and belonging.

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Information for Parents and Caregivers: Temperament

August 31, 2020  |   |  By Encompass

While it is important to avoid labeling, observations can help you recognize your child’s temperament—the innate “way of being” or “personal style” that influences how we experience, interact with, and respond to what goes on around us.

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