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Foster Care Training in Ireland

Project Update: The project to develop new pre- (and post-) approval foster care training resources for Ireland. Tasks completed: • Review of existing resources in use in Ireland, including Foundations for Fostering, New Beginnings and Fostering Relations; • Review of … 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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