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.
Self-care is a cornerstone of success for foster and adoptive parents and relative caregivers, thing on which all other successes depend. For this reason, this issue of Fostering Perspectives shares insight and reflections from foster parents and others and points you to self-care ideas and resources.
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”.
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.