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New PCIT Certification Assures High-Quality Parenting Coaching for Encompass Families

September 23, 2014  |  Behavioral Health, News and Announcements, Pediatric Therapy  |  By Encompass

When families come to see me for the first time, I always explain to the child that I am their parent’s teacher. They always smile at this statement. I tell the child, “Your parents told me they don’t want to be good parents, they want to be GREAT parents.” With the tools of Parent Child Interaction Training, I truly do help parents be GREAT parents.

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Decrease Parental Stress and Target Challenging Behavior

April 23, 2014  |  Behavioral Health, Parenting, Pediatric Therapy  |  By Encompass

By Kerry Beymer Each April, people across the country join forces to raise awareness of the terrible tragedy of child abuse and neglect for National Child Abuse Prevention Month. At Encompass, we know that parenting can be difficult – especially when kids have challenging behaviors. Parenting is the most challenging yet most important job we […]

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6 Ways to Ensure Your Summer Camper is a Happy Camper

March 27, 2014  |  Summer Camps, Early Learning  |  By Encompass

by Julie Forslin, Early Learning Manager, Encompass Summer has become a time to engage in learning opportunities—choosing the right summer camp from all the great options in the area can feel “in tents”! There are camps for children of all ages, abilities, personalities, schedules and interests—and I am going to share my 9 years of […]

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Great Parents Notice the Positives

March 18, 2013  |  Parenting, Family Enrichment  |  By Encompass

By Liann Smith (This blog, originally posted October 11, 2012, on the Impact Parenting website blog,  is reposted with permission.) I was in Costco this weekend returning something. The lines were long but I had to get it done. I was behind a dad and his two children. His son was about 7 and his daughter about 4 years […]

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Having a successful relationship with your partner isn’t rocket science – or is it?

February 13, 2013  |  Family Enrichment  |  By Encompass

                                                                                  By Kerry Beymer This is February and one of my favorite holidays is coming up. It’s when we celebrate LOVE! So why is the parenting support and education manager writing about love and relationships this month? It is because I am reminded of one of my favorite quotes from Dr. John Gottman: “The greatest gift […]

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