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Success Factors for Parents of children with maltreatment

By | January 23rd, 2015|Articles|

What are some of the brain-based factors that may pose special difficulties for children? 1. High rate of executive function difficulties: that is having trouble with focusing attention, inhibiting impulses, making plans, developing strategies based on comprehension, and self-regulation. These [...]

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Helping Highly Stressed People – Children or Adults

By | January 22nd, 2015|Articles|

The brain works differently when it has had high stress over a long period of time. Here are tips for working with people in a brain-savvy way. High Stress influences brain functioning. These changes are described as executive dysfunction, which [...]

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Moving Children Between Families – Impacts and ways to Help

By | January 19th, 2015|Articles|

These materials are from the book, Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma, Jessica Kinsgley Press, 2012. Children moved abruptly without careful transition may think that they were moved because; they were bad, they were angry with people who [...]

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Parent Self-Care

By | January 1st, 2015|Articles|

It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Your Self-Care and Why It Matters Normal Attachment Challenges to Parents: Children usually enter their adoptive homes after orphanage stays or foster care placements with a disorganized attachment style. That means that their pattern [...]

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