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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Understanding And Building Resiliency

Understanding And Building Resiliency  Resiliency is the new “buzz’ word moving through many different fields and professionals from trauma and stress, to academic success to the workplace. But what is resiliency exactly and why is it important? Resiliency is defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness, the ability of a substance or…

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