YSB’s Partner In Parenting Podcast

Hosted by Merri Guggisberg, Youth & Family Education Coordinator

YSB has been finding new ways to support youth and families during the safer-at-home stage.  We invite you to view and share YSB’s Partner in Parenting podcast messages and consider subscribing to our channel as we are loading new messages each week. We look forward to meeting in person – but until then, you will find new messages here.  If a topic you are seeking isn’t found here, please email: merri.guggisberg@ysb.net to share your topic suggestions.

 

Good Grief Parenting with Michele Benyo

We are all impacted by grief, yet how can parents support their children during time of loss. Michele Benyo, founder of Good Grief Parenting shares 4 key messages to support loved ones, especially children, during times of loss. Visit Michele at https://www.goodgriefparenting.com/about or email: michele@michelebenyo.com to learn more. Welcome you exploring one of her online courses too.

Youth Anxiety & Depression with Chaunte´ Teehan

What does anxiety look like and is there a difference between stress and anxiety? Depression can impact our body but how? This video will cover these topics and provide practical resources to care for loved ones.

Not Ok app - Charlie and Hannah Lucas

In this video you will meet the co-creators of the NotOK app. Learn about the app, where to download, and when to use. Well done and special thank you to Hannah & Charlie Lucas, sibling co-creators.
 
 

Need for Sleep - Dr. Daniel Khoury, M.D.

During the challenges of online learning, balancing work and school commitments, there is a great need for sleep but how much do our kids need? And why is it important to get a good nights rest?  Answers in today’s Partner in Parenting -Need to Sleep Podcast message with Dr. Daniel Khoury. 

Movement and Mental Health - Amy Riedel

Partner in Parenting Podcast focuses on caring for children, partners and one’s self. Movement and mental health is a message of building routines, engaging family members, and how movement is essential to our mental health.

Internal Overload: Managing Stress & Anxiety- Classroom Presentation

High School class presentation on the difference between stress and anxiety, the brain’s reaction to stress and anxiety and healthy coping skills.

Fostering Resilience During Uncertain Times

Featuring Amy Riedel, Youth & Family Therapist at YSB.

Parents as Teachers

So many hats to wear… guidelines for parents to set a routine and find ways to support children learning and find family balance.

Assertive Communication

Learn about the benefits of “I” statements and how to use them to effectively communicate with one another and avoid arguments. Features Chaunte Teehan, Youth & Family Therapist at YSB,

Thoughts I Feelings I Actions - Rebekah Windschitl

What happens to our emotional health when thoughts spiral downward? Learn ways to focus on what is within your control and coping methods to assist when thoughts and feelings are challenged.

Partner in Parenting with Mary Leadem Ticiu

Looking for ways on how to support our youth? Hear from St. Croix Valley Area Learning Center Principal, Mary Leadem Ticiu, on why she refers students to YSB, how to make a referral, and the importance that referral can make in a students life. Wonderful partnership!

Supporting Parents' Roles & Self-Care - Amy Riedel

-Navigating the challenges of balancing family needs, work and personal care.

-Guidance when conflicts arise, manage expectations and useful tools to be compassionate with self.

Family Roles & Support - Chaunte Teehan

-This video highlights the importance of family support and ways to involve all family members. Each voice is so valuable and we need to practice listening to understand. -Guidelines on how to hold family meetings

High School Senior Grief Care - Amy Riedel

We all are missing our “normal” activities, yet this time is even more challenging on our graduates. Listen to care suggestions, ideas of supporting in a new way and the importance for parents to have closure for their child and transitioning to the next step.

Positive Parenting & Parenting Types - Chaunte Teehan

Explore the importance of positive parenting and how it connects with the different parenting types. Great message of how to care for family members and the importance of listening to one another.

Telehealth Information with Kay Schwebach

Have you wondered about telehealth therapy session? This is a quick look at YSB’s system for a therapy appointment. Helpful tips when in a therapy session: logging in on a computer tends to work better yet other devices work too, try to close all other applications, invite you to find a quiet space free from interruptions.

Emotional Awareness & Regulation - Rebekah Windschitl

Learn how the body reacts to emotional situations along with signals from the brain. There are many coping skills explained here too as well as how to support a loved one.

Youth Depression Myths and Care- student presentation with Rebekah Windschitl

Student presentation on myths around depression and care for others or yourself. Questions or concerns: info@ysb.net or call: 651.439.8800.

Coping with COVID-19 - Julia Geigle

Series

The In's and Out's of Emotions: Part 1 with Meghan Heffner

This is an introduction message on how parents / caregivers can help their children understand their emotions and gives insights, tools, and links to supports. Be sure to watch parts 2, 3, and 4 for additional tools. Special thank you to Hudson Hospital Foundation for sponsoring and supporting YSB’s work to care for all families.

The In's and Out's of Emotions: Part 2 with Meghan Heffner

Using the characters from the Pixar movie, ‘Inside Out,’ to help parents and caregivers gain understanding and tools to help both themselves and their child learn more about their feelings and emotions. Special thanks to Hudson Hospital Foundation for sponsoring these podcast messages – please feel free to share your thanks and share this series with others.

The In's and Out's of Emotions: Part 3 - Coping Skills with Meghan Heffner

Using the characters from the Pixar, ‘Inside Out,’ to help parents and caregivers gain understanding and tools to help both themselves and their child learn more about their feelings and emotions.

Special thanks to Hudson Hospital Foundation for sponsoring these podcast messages – please feel free to share your thanks and share this series with others.
Coping skill are so important to help children with regulate their emotions. Remember this takes practice and to practice when child is regulated.

The In's and Out's of Emotions: Part 4 - Finding resources and support with Meghan Heffner

Using the characters from the Pixar, ‘Inside Out,’ to help parents and caregivers gain understanding and tools to help both themselves and their child learn more about their feelings and emotions.

Special thanks to Hudson Hospital Foundation for sponsoring these podcast messages – please feel free to share your thanks and share this series with others.
Life situations affect everyone differently, traumatic events impact social and emotional development. When do you, as the caregiver, need to seek additional support for your loved one, watch this message for helpful Guidelines for choosing a therapist. visit www.ysb.net for more resources.

Chemical Health

Teen Substance Use & Brain Development with guest Dustin Chapman

Teens • Substance use • Brain Development – is there a connection? Is there a connection between mental health and chemical health (substance use)? Gain an understanding for teen brain development and substance use, when to seek additional support and where to find that support. Visit ysb.net/ chemical health resource page for more information.

Addressing Substance Use with Teens ~ Matt McCune, YSB Chemical Health Specialist

Concerned about your teen and substance use? This video message brings awareness and support for parents and caregivers. Helps answer brain development question and provides resources for support.

Substance Care Education - Teen Alcohol - with Nikki Bussert

Let’s take a deeper look at teenage drinking. What constitutes a drink? What is binge drinking? How can parents support and help prevent underage drinking? The answers to these questions and many more are answered in this video message.

Parent's Guide to Youth Vaping

Let’s take a deeper look at youth vaping. What is an electronic cigarette? How concerned should a parent be if they find their child is vaping, what are the dangers? Where are youth acquiring these. How can parents support and help prevent youth vaping? The answers to these questions and many more are answered in this video message.

Vaping and Addiction - Gina Johnson

This is a presentation for middle school aged youth on the harms of vaping.

Military Family Program

Managing Difficult Emotions - Chaunte Teehan

-Audience: Family members

-Take away: Emotional changes, importance of caring support for family members, healthy coping

Guiding Children Through Deployment - Rebekah Windschitl

Learn what to expect from your children as reactions to a deployment, ways of addressing the deployment with your children, learn ways to stay connected, and how to help your child manage any emotions that may arise.

Invisible Wounds: Part 1 ~ Chaunte´ Teehan

Part 1 in a three part series: How to better understand invisible injuries when a loved one returns different than when they left.

• impact on brain
• what is PTSD
• how invisible injuries differ from visible
• guidance to address emotions

more support and information visit www.ysb.net

Invisible wounds: Part 2 Chaunte´ Teehan

Part 2 in a three part series: How to better understand invisible injuries when a loved one returns different than when they left.

• Importance of clear messaging
• It is okay to talk about it
• Remember you are not alone
• Caregiver support for loved one

more support and information visit www.ysb.net

Invisible Wounds Part 3 Chaunte´ Teehan

Part 3 in three part series: How to better understand invisible injuries when a loved one returns different than when they left.

• Moving forward
• Adapt within relationships
• Resources

more support and information visit www.ysb.net