Understanding Children’s Grieving

Understanding Children’s Grieving Children’s grief and grieving process is not well understood or supported even though there is some research and information on the subject. (An overview of evidence-based interventions for children and young people experiencing bereavement, loss and grief August 2020 DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.28840.08961) However between research completed, accepted children’s social emotional development theories, and children’s…

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Have a Heart: Teaching and Cultivating Compassion

Have a Heart: Teaching and Cultivating Compassion When we show kindness, caring, and a willingness to help others, we are showing compassion. While often used interchangeable with sympathy being compassionate brings with it a desire to to assist someone else in a challenging situation rather than just feeling “pity”. We are all in need of compassion…

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Family-Separation--Is-It-Ever-Justified

Family Separation: Is It Ever Justified?

Family Separation: Is It Ever Justified? Family members have been separated from each other for centuries and for various reasons. In past times Fathers have left to find work or fight wars. Adult children have left to seek new experiences and lives. Parents and/or children have died due to illness or living conditions. Political situations…

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Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs   is the most current exploration regarding the impact of trauma on children’s physical and mental health as well as the impact into adulthood. In Brief: The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study assesses the effects of child abuse and related adverse childhood experiences as a public health…

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