Tag Archives: child trauma

Child Protection Reflections

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

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Dear Teacher

Dear Teacher. I do not know what words to use to express my thoughts and feelings so I asked my psychologist to help me with this letter. I feel unsafe at school. People bother me. Especially when they are doing … Continue reading

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Limited Online Release of Triple-A Handbook

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

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Bestselling Adoption Titles

Please visit the Secure Star site for these and other bestselling titles. Bestselling Adoption Titles.

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Reparative Attachment Therapy

Reparative Attachment Therapy.

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Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care

Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care.

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Assessing Suicide Risk

Youth suicide remains a major public health concern of our time. Few things are more tragic than a young life cut short. Compounding the tragedy of youth suicide is the fact that suicide among young people is a permanent solution … Continue reading

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Reparative Attachment Therapy

Reparative Attachment Therapy is the name used to refer to Colby’s therapeutic approach when treating children who have experienced the devastating effects of abuse, neglect, family violence and loss during their early developmental years. Key elements of Colby’s approach appear … Continue reading

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Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care

The Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care is an evidence-based approach to the care of children who have experienced complex developmental trauma. The Model was developed by Secure Start Principal Clinical Psychologist, Colby Pearce, and represents an integration of knowledge and … Continue reading

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Adopting a balanced view

This short article first appeared in the Blog for The Adoption Social on 21/1/14. I am grateful to the administrators of that site for their interest in my work and my views regarding the care of children. I was born … Continue reading

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