July, 2017


July, 2017

Trauma Tip:

THE LONG REACH OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA

 

“If you see anger in an ambiguous face, what happens when a teacher approaches you with a neutral expression? Or if you’re on the playground and misread another kid?…If you respond as if you’re about to be attacked, which makes sense to you, you are going to be labeled as an aggressive child”

 

 

Informative Story Tip

“When you start you day with two homicide detectives explaining what happened the night before, it’s downhill from there.”

 

A violent and traumatic encounter causes Ed Gavagan’s life to spin out of control.

 

 

PARENT TIP

How Empathy Is Important For Parents And Teens When Things Get Stressful

 

“When adolescents are distressed, most parents are inclined to try to solve their problems, but often what teens really need is help developing problem solving skills of their own.”