The Benefits of Self-Care for Working Parents

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For many working parents, balancing the everyday needs of their children and employers often leads to burnout and lowered productivity in the workplace. About the Webinar By investing in self-care strategies, your organization can provide additional support wherever they are faced with challenging situations. Topics Discussed Watch this webinar and learn from clinical experts about […]

How to Attract and Retain Neurodiverse Talent

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The path to better understanding neurodiversity and developing effective initiatives to foster an inclusive environment doesn’t have to be complicated. Whether your organization is exploring neurodiversity in the workplace initiatives, or already has a program in place, this guide will provide you with a roadmap and best practices for recruiting and retaining neurodiverse talent and […]

Effective Communication Between Parents and Kids

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  About this Podcast Episode On this episode, Angela and Kristin talk about the different approaches to communication in families and why this is an important topic to dedicate time to. They share several tips to facilitate more clear and positive communication between parents and their kids. About the Hosts Angela Nelson, MS, BCBA, and […]

Preparing for the Holiday Season

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  About this Podcast Episode On this episode, Angela and Kristin discuss setting realistic expectations for the holidays and making the most out of this exciting (and often hectic) time. They give tips for managing stress, capitalizing on teaching skills, setting boundaries with family, remembering healthy habits, being kind to yourself, and more. About the […]

When Your Sibling Has Support Needs

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  About this Podcast Episode On this episode, Angela and Kristin invite guests Mary Grace and Rose to join and discuss their experiences being siblings to young people with support needs. They discuss how their experiences have shaped who they are and give advice to parents on how to balance having children with and without medical or […]

Executive Function FAQ 

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RethinkCare is excited to launch brand new content focused on executive function in children! Our parent participants directly requested this content, and we are so happy to offer you seven new courses in that area today. Here are a few frequently asked questions about executive function to help you get familiar with our new content:  […]

Cultural Humility: Key Alignments To Parent Training

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For decades, clinical professionals aimed to practice cultural competency.  That is, they adopted behavior, attitudes, and policies to work effectively across cultures.  While this is important in our diverse world to honor issues of rapport, treatment success, and equity, Tervalon and Murray-Garcia (1998) discuss how competency implies mastery. Mastery is unattainable when applied to culture, […]

Managing Mom Guilt

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  About this Podcast Episode On this episode, Angela and Kristin discuss a topic that flows below the surface for a lot of moms but isn’t talked about enough- “mom guilt.” They highlight what mom guilt is, where it comes from, and how to manage it. From confronting unrealistic expectations, delegating and asking for help, […]

An Alternative to Punishment

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Some of us grew up in households, and even schools, where punishments were the norm. They may have come in the form of time outs, revoked privileges, vocal reprimands, or spankings. We may look back on these occurrences and accept them as a norm in that day and age, but suppose you were to reflect […]

Flexible Thinking: An Important Life Skill For Our Kids (and Us Too!)

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  About this Podcast Episode On this episode, Angela and Kristin discuss yet another important skill under the executive functioning umbrella, flexible thinking. They talk about the importance of developing this skill to work with others, keep our cool when it counts, and adapt to new situations- all things that are important now and for […]

Mindfulness Over Matter

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In a world filled with various stressors and conflicts, it can often be difficult for adults and children to identify effective strategies to overcome these obstacles. Various coping skills, such as deep breathing, exercise, and listening to music, can be helpful for many individuals. However, the practice of “mindfulness” can add an extra layer to […]

eBook: Make Wellbeing Your Competitive Advantage

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Launching neurodiversity initiatives and building inclusive workplaces will be vital as organizations look to stay competitive amidst a myriad of workforce and economic challenges. Neurodiversity will not only take rank with every other effort within organizations’ DE&I strategies but will stand out as a critical piece necessary to foster creativity and critical thinking, develop new […]

Let’s Get Going

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    About this Podcast Episode On this episode, Angela and Kristin talk about one of those frustrating parenting scenarios that goes something like this: “Jordan, it’s time to start homework….Jordan, you need to start your homework…Jordan, get going on homework!!” Starting tasks, especially those which are non-preferred, can be hard for kids (and parents […]

Enjoying the Holidays During a Pandemic

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Download Asset Here Rethink experts have compiled this guide for families raising children with learning, social and/or behavioral challenges. We suggest following the recommendations of your public health officials for guidance on holiday gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the winter holidays approach, you might be wondering how to balance supporting your child’s learning, social […]

6 Ways Emotional Intelligence Improves Team Productivity

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EQ doesn’t have to be complicated. High-performing teams are built day-by-day through compassion, genuine listening, and respect. Our last article laid out the top emotional intelligence skills for a high-performing team:

How to Boost Employee Attendance at Work with Mindfulness

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Is your organization experiencing an increase in employee absenteeism? You’re not alone. Poor attendance is an indicator of overall employee health and engagement. The impact of diminishing attendance is widespread, affecting both employees and the company’s bottom line. So, what’s a manager to do? Enter Mindfulness Mindfulness is trendy right now, but that doesn’t mean […]