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A Powerful Combo of Proven Tools for Families When Your Child Misuses Drugs and Alcohol, with Dr. Jennifer Fernandez

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
A Powerful Combo of Proven Tools for Families When Your Child Misuses Drugs and Alcohol, with Dr. Jennifer Fernandez
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ABOUT THE EPISODE: The behavioral symptoms of young people caught up in substance misuse can be disheartening: open hostility, lying, cheating, stealing from family, and others. These symptoms can be hard to view as a result of the substances, and parents may instead blame their child for being “bad.”  My guest today, Dr. Jennifer Fernandez, […]

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The Influence Paradox: How Giving Up Control Can Give You Sway, with Dr. Emily Kline

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
The Influence Paradox: How Giving Up Control Can Give You Sway, with Dr. Emily Kline
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:You’ve probably heard me (and many of my guests) talk about letting go of the idea that you can control your teen or young adult child.  This is so hard to do, for obvious reasons, and parents who struggle with this have some valid questions:  Isn’t it our job to protect our kids

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Micro-Dosing Positivity And Eliciting Change Talk With Your Child Who’s Misusing Drugs Or Alcohol

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Micro-Dosing Positivity And Eliciting Change Talk With Your Child Who's Misusing Drugs Or Alcohol
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:In this quick, solo episode I share two important concepts that will help as you work to find ways to communicate with a child who’s misusing drugs or alcohol.  Finding positivity and giving your son or daughter positive reinforcement can be difficult when things are chaotic and life feels out of your control.

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What Are CRAFT and Harm Reduction and Can They Work With Young People Who Are Misusing Drugs or Alcohol? with Dee-Dee Stout

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
What Are CRAFT and Harm Reduction and Can They Work With Young People Who Are Misusing Drugs or Alcohol? with Dee-Dee Stout
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Dee-Dee Stout is a force to be reckoned with in the world of substance use treatment and specifically in the area of harm reduction. She’s in long-term recovery herself and is an author, coach, speaker, and professor.  In this episode, Dee-Dee shares much knowledge and wisdom from her work with families and organizations

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