COVID-19 Archives - Christian Family Solutions


Christian Family Solutions is responding and serving the community during the COVID-19 situation.

January 6, 2022

How to know when your teen needs help

By Katelyn Bolte, LPCC Since the pandemic, distance learning, isolation, economic instability, fear, and increased deaths, have led to unprecedented levels of depression, anxiety, and trauma […]
January 4, 2022

Does video counseling actually work?

By Drew Dyrssen It’s 2022 and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives. Many continue to face restrictions, transitions, and health conditions, which have […]
December 20, 2021

Home for the Holidays: Practical Advice for Connecting with Your Children

By Katelyn Bolte, LPCC Child and Adolescent Services Program Manager 2021 – A year of more uncertainty and protocols. For some of us, the Christmas season […]
January 25, 2021

My Experience: The Impact of COVID-19 for College Students

College students face many stressors from day to day. I should know. I am one. From classes to social life to money, college is by no […]
January 13, 2021

A checklist for parents: What to ask when seeking a provider

In a recent blog post, we shared information to help parents know when they should seek help for their struggling teen. If you’ve decided that it’s […]
December 9, 2020

How Educators Can Help Children Build Resilience

By Dr. Ashley Schoof This article first appeared in Issues on Lutheran Education, a resource provided by the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education for […]
May 4, 2020

Strategies for managing distance learning

By Emily Carlberg Over the past few weeks, we have heard from many of you how stressful managing school with your child has been. We wanted […]
April 14, 2020

When Will We Stop Being Afraid?

By Ed Frey “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears […]
April 14, 2020

5 Principles of Psychological First Aid

By Sheryl Cowling What comes to mind when you think of First Aid? A bandage, splint, or CPR? These are all good examples of strategies that […]
April 9, 2020

Practical Tips for Balancing Negative News with Gratitude

By Sarah Brinkley As we face our current global health crisis, it is clear to see how the media feeds fear during times like this. As […]
April 9, 2020

5 Reminders in Dealing with Disappointment and Loss

By Julie Robles “It’s not fair!” This statement always makes me think of a certain Calvin & Hobbes cartoon. Calvin asks his parents why he can’t […]
March 31, 2020

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness and Addiction

By Madeline Kelly This time of national crisis can be confusing, scary, and quite lonely. We are being advised to practice social distancing, avoid being in […]
March 27, 2020

Practice Your PRIDE Skills: Ideas for Parents to Connect

By Marianne Beyersdorf Have mandated breaks from work, community sports, and other commitments left you with more free time than usual? Parents often report they are […]
March 27, 2020

Dealing With Disappointment

By Laura Reinke Amidst coronavirus health concerns and an ever-changing society, many families are facing cancellations of special events: graduations, confirmations, weddings, funerals, vacations, birthday celebrations, […]
March 18, 2020

Appreciate the Pause

By Sarah Brinkley When DVR first came out in the late 1990’s, my favorite feature was the PAUSE function. I loved that I could pause my […]
March 11, 2020

Calm Amidst the Coronavirus Chaos

By Jodie Martens If you have been anywhere near a TV, radio, or smartphone lately you have most likely heard of COVID-19 or Coronavirus. It is […]

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