Category Archives: Resilience

What did the man do?

  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

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Punishment is Problematic

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

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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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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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A Short Introduction to Promoting Resilience in Children (Colby Pearce) | The Fostering Network

  A review: A Short Introduction to Promoting Resilience in Children (Colby Pearce) | The Fostering Network.

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Reparative Attachment Therapy

Reparative Attachment Therapy.

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Managing Our Own Emotions in the Presence of Our Child’s Challenging Behaviors

Managing Our Own Emotions in the Presence of Our Child’s Challenging Behaviors.

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Teens, Alcohol and Drugs

Drug and alcohol consumption amongst teens is of significant concern to a great many parents. Parents are often desperate for good quality information and guidance about how they should manage this issue with their own teens. After watching a locally-produced video … Continue reading

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Kindness is magic

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

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Wellness, Wellbeing and Resilience in Children

Decades of research has identified three factors that play a key role in children’s resilience. These three factors are: Individual factors (i.e. characteristics of the individual) Relationship/social factors (i.e. characteristics of their relationships) Environmental factors (i.e. characteristics of their environment). … Continue reading

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