Dr. Karyn Purvis explains in this audio bite the attachment cycle and how it affects a child behaviorally and neurochemically when he or she expresses a need that is met or, conversely, when that need is not met and the impact of this cycle on a child’s behavior, self-regulation, and mental health.
In this 8 minute video, Dr. Karyn Purvis explains the importance of attachment and the difficulties presented for children that come from maltreated backgrounds. “All Children need to know that they’re precious and unique and special. But, a child that comes from a hard place needs to know it more desperately”.
Trauma and PTSD are silent diseases. Victims often feel isolated and misunderstood and people suffering from PTSD may feel frozen in time, reliving their traumatic experience over and over. Continue reading to see how you can support those suffering from these debilitating conditions.
The ReMoved Films are created with the intent of bringing to light the often unknown subjects of Foster Care and Child Abuse/Neglect. The goal of these films is to be a key tool in raising up and training good foster parents, social workers, court-appointed special advocates, and the many other adults who interact with children in foster care.
Healthy development in the early years provides the building blocks necessary for the developing child. This three-part video series gives us a much better understanding of how early experiences are built into our bodies and brains, for better or for worse.
This excerpt was linked to our BLOG on SAFE PLAY. One of our clinicians shared a specific story and a “how to apply this”. We hope you find the additional appendix helpful as you navigate life with your child. SAFE Play Structured: The idea of structuring play is simple. It means that activities are designed and executed in a way that follows a predictable format. Some examples are: Following a predicable format. (eg. We brush our teeth before we get …
This 4 minute video explains “How Brains are Built” and infuses core story concepts that highlight the architecture and development of the growing brain in a child.