June 22, 2012

Surprises about Pet Therapy

CALM launched a Pet Therapy pilot program this past year. It was not only successful, but yielded some surprising results. Brenda Murrow, one of our interns […]
June 6, 2012

Incredible Years Parenting Program

Jue 19, 2012 – August 4, 2012 6:00-8:00pm 12 Week Parent Education Classes, for parents of children ages 3-12 Classes are $30 a week, or on […]
June 1, 2012

When the “CALM Lady” Visits

Last June, Ann Bryant, “The CALM Lady,” visited a fourth grade class just before the students got out for summer break. This presentation stood out to Jimmy*, […]
May 29, 2012

How Do Great Parents… Family Problem Solve

Family Problem-Solving Schedule a meeting to problem-solve. Focus on one problem at a time. Collaborate, discussing problems mutually. State problem clearly. Express feelings but don’t criticize […]
May 23, 2012

How Do Great Parents… Problem Solve

Problem- Solving (material provided by The Incredible Years, Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Ph.D.) Talk about feelings. Help children define problem. Involve children in brainstorming possible solutions. Be positive […]