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Attachment in schools who are managing students with complex needs

One of the challenges when working with children who have complex needs is ensuring that education authorities address their care and management requirements with understanding and sensitivity. Too often, the primary focus of education authorities is behavioural control and an over-reliance on … Continue reading

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Survive the School Holidays

Stress is a major cause of demanding and unsettled behaviour in children. Under stress, the brains of children are hard-wired to set off behaviours associated with the fight-flight-freeze response: Fight:     Controlling, aggressive, destructive and demanding behaviour, hyperactivity Flight:    Running off, … Continue reading

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Eyes are Mirrors for a Child’s Soul

Recently, I was approached by authorities at a school to conduct psychological assessments and provide direction regarding the care and management requirements of the thirteen most challenging children in the school. The school’s criteria for why these children were challenging … Continue reading

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An Integration of Theory, Science and Reflective Clinical Practice in the Care and Management of Attachment-Disordered Children – A Triple A Approach

If you like my previous post regarding a AAA-Approach to overcoming attachment disorders, you can access my article published in the Educational and Child Psychology Special Issue on Attachment in the Publications page of http://www.securestart.com.au.

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