Navigating anxiety is an essential life skill that will serve them in the years to come. In the heat of the moment, try these simple phrases to help your children identify, accept, and work through their anxious moments.
What is emotional regulation vs. emotional dysregulation? This publication guides caregivers and educators through an understanding of contributing factors to emotional dysregulation and helpful strategies to implement.
Emotional regulation refers to a person’s ability to regulate their emotional responses. Childen in particular, need to be taught this skill and often act like they are ‘out ofcontrol’. This article highlights practical skills to aid your child in self mastery of their emotions.
This three-part video series depicts how advances in neuroscience give us a better understanding of how early experiences are built into our bodies and brains, the impact of toxic stress and the circuitry of the brain in the development of a child.
Children who enter the foster care system typically arrive with at least a few personal belongings but many also arrive with another piece of baggage, one that they are not even aware of. They have: an “invisible suitcase” filled with the beliefs they have about themselves, the people who care
for them, and the world in general. This outlines in an easy readable format some of the beliefs to be aware of and practical ways to help.