Children

Protecting Your Kids from Molesters at Water Parks

In the past month, there have been four charges of exposure or molestation in the Orlando area water parks including Typhoon Lagoon, Wet n Wild & Aquatica. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 7% of boys and 25% of girls will be molested by the age of 18. As a result of the recent

By |July 20th, 2009|Blog, Children, Family, Parenting, Sexual Abuse, Teens|0 Comments

4 Ways Troubled Marriages Produce Troubled Kids

Do you value your children’s future? Of course you do! That is why it is important to give them a fighting chance at approaching life in a healthy and balanced way. You can begin by modeling to them what a healthy and balanced marriage looks like.

1. Tension and fighting between parents takes a heavy toll

"Missing Piece" Video Makes Debut

Florida’s Center for the Advancement of Child Welfare Practice selected Evelyn Wenzel’s seminar to videotape at the Seminole County Child Protection Conference, October 28, 2008. The video on “The Missing Piece in Sexual Abuse Treatment: The Key to Reducing the Risk of Revictimization” will appear on their website at www.centerforchildwelfare.org. The goal of the center

By |November 4th, 2008|Blog, Updates|0 Comments

Quick Tips to Teach Social Skills to Shy Students

First, we teach the importance of Eye Contact as that communicates confidence, and makes the student less of a target for bullies.
Second, we walk thru the process of approaching someone with eye contact and a firm handshake.
Third, we discuss how we are not trying to make extroverts out of introverts, but need to give

By |August 1st, 2008|Blog, Family, Parenting, Social Skills, Teens|0 Comments

Lake Mary Family Counselor on Four Financial Facts of Life to Teach Children

Lake Mary Family Counselor on Four Financial Facts of Life to Teach Children

Teaching Millenials the Value of a Buck!

Mommy I want that new video game! Dad I want the new I-Phone! Grandma I want the new Mac Book! Most parents have heard some variation of the above statements. Parents usually are the primary financial

By |June 30th, 2008|Adults, Blog, Children, Family, Parenting, Teens, Updates|0 Comments

Childhood Sexual Abuse Colors The World Dark

Childhood sexual abuse has only become a societal issue in the past several decades. Consequently there is a lack of research, much of which began in the 1980’s. Finkelhor and Brown (1986) defined sexual abuse as any sexual activity involving a child under eighteen in which the other person is five or more years older