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Foster Carer Wellbeing

Caring for children who are recovering from abuse and neglect is often a difficult and thankless vocation. Children are inconsistently appreciative of your efforts on their behalf; if at all. The professionals whose task it is to support you do … Continue reading

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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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Punishment without understanding equals invalidation

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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