Why Self Care is Essential When Supporting Traumatized Children Joanna has been a foster parent for nearly 20 years. She has cared deeply for all of the children who have lived with her and she has done her very best to help them heal and recover. Lately though, she has been feeling bone-tired. There doesn’t seem to be much joy left, it feels like there is always too much to do and nothing that she is doing with the kids …

Factors that can influence the level of Care Team Functionality by David Brown I have been reflecting on my behaviour during some recent events, meetings and interactions with both colleagues and friends. I noticed with significant disappointment how often I would hesitate to say something due to my own uncertainty regarding whether, by saying it, I might look foolish, uninformed or in some way not as competent as I wanted to present myself to be. It struck me that even …