Screen use and youth continue to be a hot topic among families I work with. Whether it is the amount of time youth spend on their phones or the content that they’re viewing, parents frequently have concerns. In the below article, I will list a few strategies families can use to keep their screen time [...]
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Thriving in the 1st Year! A group for parents and their babies 12 months and under! Based on our local surveying, we found a gap in services that support our little ones during their most critical time of development. The 1st year of life is a unique and important time of development for children and [...]
San Diego Kids First’s early childhood center is partnering with local preschools to provide professional training within the community! As a team, our experts will meet with preschool staff and administration to provide specialized presentations that address the topics and needs of your center and experts. This is great for teachers and staff who [...]
We serve children of all ages! Our services include: Social/Emotional Learning, Study/ Organizational Skills Training, Educational Therapy, Dyslexia Screening, Multidisciplinary Evaluations, IEP/504 Services, Classroom observations, and Social Pairings Please view the descriptions below for a detailed outline of each service! Social/Emotional Learning Social Emotional Learning is the process of developing the self-awareness, self-control, and [...]
Priscilla is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who has experience working with children of all ages but especially loves working with the little ones (ages 0-5) and their caregivers. She is passionate about helping families find ease and joy in the ups and downs of their life! Priscilla often finds that transitioning into [...]
If your child or student is struggling with social skills, cooperation, engagement, friendship-making skills, or socially appropriate responses, then this new program is for you! The return to school this Fall can be both an exciting and challenging situation for students and their families. Re-connecting with classmates, adjusting to new schedules, and heightened academic expectations [...]
Are you ready for the new school year!? All of us here at San Diego Behavior Solutions have been working hard to formulate the perfect tailored sessions to prepare your child for their academic return in the Fall. In order to accommodate caregivers’ busy schedules, we have released new In-Home appointment services and availabilities. It [...]
Social Emotional Learning is the process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to develop healthy identities, manage emotions, feel and show empathy for others, establish, maintain supportive relationships, and achieve personal and collective goals. People with strong social-emotional skills are better able to cope with everyday [...]
What is Educational Psychology? Educational Psychology focuses on optimizing an individual’s ability to learn. At San Diego Kids First, we understand that each child, adolescent, and teen retains and acquires knowledge in their own unique way. In order to meet the academic demands of families this upcoming school year, we have decided to expand our [...]
Meet Sawyer Franklin, LCSW! As we continue to expand, we listen to our community to curate services that fit your needs. After identifying patterns that have emerged from many recent unique stories, we are honored to announce our new youth and adolescent expert, Sawyer Franklin, LCSW. Sawyer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes [...]