Category Archives: ODD

Preparing Schools to be a place of positive experiences for everyone

Our kids face so many daily challenges and for many school is no longer a place of learning, but a place they struggle to survive. Due to a lack of understand and resources they are left behind and find themselves … Continue reading

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A fine line when caring for our children

Man, being a parent is a tough job! You want to protect your children from harm and see that they get the best you can offer. You try to love them and guide them through turbulent times while trying to … Continue reading

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Resources are scares and the wait may be long

So many times care givers are doing their best to see that the kids in their care get the services they need. However, they often discover that resources are limited and that they have to go on a ‘waiting list’ … Continue reading

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How early trauma changes the brain

NPR continues to explore how mental health issues are affecting our schools. The research shows that early trauma can have lifelong consequences. And we see it. Many of our clients are children and teens who are either in foster care … Continue reading

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Television coverage for our new site!

Thank you so much to Terri Russell with KOLO TV channel 8 for coming out today to visit our new site!! Great interview and remember, our new location is only 10 min north of Carson and 20 min south of … Continue reading

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Nevada Equine Therapy is looking for a new home!

    For the past 3 years Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy has been located at the UNR Equestrian Center. However, we recently were informed by UNR that they will not be renewing our lease when it ends on May 31, … Continue reading

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Technology Addiction

For my generation, the ‘electronic babysitter’ was television. There were many, many studies that focused on what watching too much television was doing to kids. But I am telling you, today’s technologies are creating a far more dangerous situation. The … Continue reading

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The importance of ‘self compassion’

We all talk about the importance of developing good ‘self esteem,’ a person’s overall emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self. Yes, it is VERY … Continue reading

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Mornings can be a challenging time for teens

For some parents, getting their teens back on track in the fall to start school is the most difficult time of the year. Often, teens have gotten used to staying up late and sleeping in, not to mention simply getting … Continue reading

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When a child’s or teen’s behavior is no long ‘acting up’

Yes, all kids, at one time or another, misbehave. Even well behaved kids get tired, have a bad day or get pushed too hard and all of sudden we see a side of them that surprises us. But when is … Continue reading

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