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Four Essential Enrichment Activities to Promote Recovery at School from Interpersonal Trauma

Greet the child before they do anything to initiate engagement with you. Greeting children in this way offers them the experience that they are in your thoughts, that they are worthy and that you are accessible. This is necessary as … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Fostering

Why have Therapeutic Models of Care? In an online survey of carers of ‘looked-after-children’ (defined as children who do not live with a birth parent(s) and are in a relative or kinship care placement, adoptive placement, foster placement or residential care … Continue reading

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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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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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Self-regulation in the presence of challenging behaviours

This article, by Colby Pearce, was originally published on 10/4/14 by Parenting Beyond Punishment as part of their No-Spank-Challenge. Some thoughts on how to manage your emotions in the presence of your child’s difficult and challenging behaviours I am the … 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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Getting ready for back to school

OK, so there is just under two weeks until the new school year and a common assertion to be heard from parents at this time is “my child is ready to go back to school”. A similar assertion is “I … Continue reading

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New thinking and a new approach required with looked-after children

Yesterday I was visited by a six-year-old boy who has a history of family trauma and is being raised by a relative carer. Upon entering my consulting room he immediately sought my box of assorted animals and rifled through it, … Continue reading

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