This song will help your kids identify and develop empathy.
This article gives evidence-based tips for teaching empathy that is based on the latest discoveries in psychology and neuroscience
This 25 minute powerful documentary with renowned experts, share a new understanding of how trauma effects the development of the mind body system, and how it affects children’s behaviors and social relationships.
Foster families, this is a worksheet for you to plan out what you would do under extremely trying circumstances, even though this may be rare. It is important to develop a framework using your before you are faced with a crisis or feel overwhelmed.
An introductory video on the impact of childhood trauma, ACES and the connection between life long and chronic health conditions. Dr Jeffrey Brenner states, “I believe ACE scores should become a vital sign, as important as height and weight”.
Ongoing adversity in childhood leads to a chronic state of “fight, flight or freeze.” Researchers at Yale had recently shown that when inflammatory stress hormones flood a child’s body and brain, they alter the genes that oversee our stress reactivity, re-setting the stress response to “high” for life.