Please find below some downloadable resources. I encourage you to check back often as I will be adding to them on a regular basis. I hope you find them useful.
Use Your Words: Supporting Expressive Language Development and Use – a practical guide for developing inner-state-language among children who have had a tough start to life.
Three things you need to know about the child who experienced trauma at home, and what to do about it! – An introduction to my resources for implementing trauma informed, therapeutic care at home and at school.
Tantrums: Eight management strategies to keep in mind – Some practical ideas for parents and other adults in a caregiving role.
When punishment is problematic – An article about making connections by addressing behaviour with understanding
Trauma-Informed: Adopting a Balanced View – An article about interacting with children who have experienced trauma therapeutically
Trauma-Informed Classrooms – A tip sheet for teachers and school authorities
Survive the school holidays – A tip sheet for parents and caregivers
A Gentle Method for Getting Children off to Sleep – A tip sheet or parents and caregivers
A Gentle Method for Getting Children off to Sleep Part Two – A follow up to the very popular first article, providing additional information.
Party Hats on Monsters – A technique that assists children with their fears in an enjoyable and non-threatening way.
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