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Anger Management Programs for Children

Adults are not the only candidates for anger management programs. Many schools, therapeutic programs and social service organizations have developed children’s anger management programs. Instead of eliminating anger, these special services share the goal of helping children respond to the physiological impulses that anger causes. Then, children can employ strategies ranging from physical actions to self-talk that help them control their outbursts.

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Programs at School for Troubled Teens

While teen boot camps, military schools, wilderness programs and boarding schools provide intensive, off-site support and direction for troubled teens, parents may prefer an in-school program as an initial measure. Before you get your heart set on a specific intervention, check your school district’s offerings, as programs vary according to local resources. Public schools often have a wider range of services than private and charter schools, due to legal requirements and federal funding.

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Free After-School Programs

After-school programs can be an important part of your child’s development. For children who are too young to be home alone, after-school programs are a necessity if you don’t have a babysitter or a nanny. For children who are older, the right after-school program is typically better than the latchkey alternative, which could jeopardize your child’s safety.

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About the Curves Weight Loss Program

Curves, the self-proclaimed “largest fitness franchise in the world,” started in 1992 with a single center in Harlingen, Texas. Today, founders, husband and wife Gary and Diane Heavin, oversee a franchise that boasts nearly 10,000 centers in more than 70 countries, according to Curves.com. While Curves’ unofficial motto has been “no makeup, no men and no mirrors,” some centers reportedly do allow men to join.