Building Empathy in Young Children

Empathy, defined as feeling and acting out of compassion for others, is not an inherent human trait, but a skill that built over time. Like any skill, the earlier we learn it, and the more we practice it, the better at it we become. Developmental psychologists believe...

Talking to Children About Violence at the US Capitol

In the wake of the events of January 6th, 2021, many of our educators, families, and children will struggle in the coming weeks. As adults search for the right words to discuss the times in which we are living, we hope these resources will be helpful.  Talking about...

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HandholdMA.org es un nuevo sitio web diseñado para ayudar a las familias a navegar por el sistema de salud mental de Massachusetts. El sitio web fue creado por un equipo de expertos en salud mental y desarrollo infantil en asociación con padres que “han pasado...