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I am fascinated by videos such as these, of otherwise untamed species of animal developing a special bond with humans. I am particularly interested when, as in the case of the video below, the member of the otherwise untamed … Continue reading →
People do not act for no reason. They may act in response to an idea. They may act in response to an emotion. They may act in response to a need that requires satisfaction. They may act because the way … Continue reading →
Some reflections on child protection . . . The requirement that children be protected from abuse, neglect and interpersonal trauma is conceptually simple and beyond reproach. Child protection in practice is not-so-simple. Child protection in practice requires the community to … Continue reading →
Limited Online Release of Triple-A Handbook. I am conducting a limited online release of the handbook for the Triple A Model of Therapeutic Care. The handbook offers practical strategies for the therapeutic care of children that have experienced abuse, neglect … Continue reading →
A review: A Short Introduction to Promoting Resilience in Children (Colby Pearce) | The Fostering Network.
Reparative Attachment Therapy.
Managing Our Own Emotions in the Presence of Our Child’s Challenging Behaviors.
Unless our teens experience us putting ourselves in their shoes, we cannot reasonably expect them to consider our experience of the consequences of their decision-making. After all, consideration of our experience is arguably one of the first things we would like them to think about when they make decisions regarding drugs and alcohol. Continue reading →
Children form significant, lifelong memories of their interactions with the various adults who enter their lives, including their parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, teachers and so on. Those memories, and the experiences from which they derive, shape the beliefs children … Continue reading →