calm4kids

January 10, 2017

Mariana Harms

I wear many different hats at CALM! I am on the Great Beginnings team, where I work with children 0-5 and parents looking for developmental, behavioral, and emotional support. Additionally, I serve on the Child Abuse Treatment team, where I work with children aged 6-18 who have experienced trauma. At any given time, I may also hold 1-2 cases in our Intensive In-Home program as well.
January 10, 2017

Parents have been spanking children for millennia. 50 years of scientific evidence says they were wrong.

For 20 years, developmental psychologist Elizabeth Gershoff has been chasing a question: Does spanking actually do a child any good? “As far [back] as we have […]
December 1, 2016

Robin Cofield

I work in CALM's North County Family Drug Treatment Court (FDTC) Program. I am a Nurturing Parenting educator and Child and Family Specialist.
October 31, 2016

50 Calm-Down Techniques to Try with Kids

By Renee Jain, MAPP ~ 11 min read Navigating childhood challenges can be stressful, and sometimes deep breathing isn’t the solution that works for your child. When […]
October 31, 2016

Christine Walker

I am a therapist in the Great Beginnings program which provides therapy and parenting support to children ages 0-5 and their parents.