Effects of Cyberbullying on Social Media [& How to Prevent It]

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Apr 5, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Unfortunately, it is easier than ever for kids and teens to bully their peers. In this digital world, bullies can say something harmful without having to see the physical reactions of their victim or visually experience the effects of their words. To understand the injustice more fully, we first have to admit it exists, educate ourselves, and then take actions to prevent and protect the children in our care.

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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Behavior, Teachable Moments, Bullying, Child Development

Capital Campaign Cabinet Co-Chairs Honored as Philanthropists of the Year

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Nov 22, 2021 12:06:37 PM

Robert Rebholtz, Jr., CEO of Agri Beef, and Mark Miller, CEO of Miller Family Holdings —co-chairs of the Idaho Youth Ranch Capital Campaign to Bring Idaho's Kids Home —have been honored by being named 2021 Philanthropist of the Year by the Idaho Nonprofit Center. 

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Topics: In the News, Resilience

Symptoms of Toxic Stress & Childhood PTSD

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Nov 11, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Some kinds of stress are good for the body, and some types aren't. Here's everything you need to know about "toxic stress" and the role it plays in childhood PTSD.

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Topics: PTSD, Toxic Stress

Take-Home DBT Skills: Emotional Regulation

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 27, 2021 10:45:45 AM
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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Counseling, Child Development, DBT, For Youth

Take-Home DBT Skills: Distress Tolerance

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 18, 2021 3:42:50 PM
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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Counseling, Child Development, DBT, For Youth

Take-Home DBT Skills: DEAR MAN

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 12, 2021 2:16:20 PM
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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Counseling, Child Development, DBT, For Youth

Take-Home DBT Skills: Mindfulness

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 9, 2021 3:55:49 PM

Mindfulness refers to having an awareness of your present thoughts and feelings. When you are mindful, you are entirely in the moment. Integrating mindfulness into your life can reduce anxiety, depression, and urges to engage in destructive behavior.

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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Counseling, Child Development, DBT, For Youth

Tips for Building Low Self-Esteem

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 27, 2021 1:32:00 PM
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Topics: For Parents, For Youth

How to Help Your Child or Teen with Life After Divorce

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 20, 2021 1:20:00 PM

Research shows that between 40-50% of married couples in the United States eventually divorce.1 While divorce can be complicated for everyone in the family, this systemic change is particularly challenging for children.

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Topics: For Parents, Families, Family Conflict, Resilience

Social Media and Self-Esteem

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 13, 2021 1:13:00 PM
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Topics: For Parents, Teachable Moments, Bullying, Anxiety, For Youth