Building resilience is a heavily researched and discussed topic. It is particularly relevant in current training materials regarding those who have experienced trauma, or who are in need of rebuilding life from some kind of difficult dilemma.
Loss is a reality of life. We often think of loss when someone important to us dies. But losses can come in many forms: virtually every time something changes, something is lost.
We as a society are not very seasoned at being self-aware. I think it is both painful and helpful to recognize that an adverse child event (ACE) may have impacted your life with a high ACE score. You may be find it depressing to hear about yourself via the ACE score.
Traumatic events are dramatically impactful to children at every level of development. As we look at the general impact it has on their development, it seems we would understand the need to prevent the trauma by protecting them from the traumatic environments that our children are exposed to.
This article is part of a 5-part series on helping trauma-impacted children learn. What I like about this portion of the article from the Trauma Learning and Policy Initiative website is the emphasis on how a whole school needs to be trauma sensitive and own the agenda of helping trauma-impacted children find ways to learn.
Trauma-Informed Care has become a very popular phrase among those who care for, teach and guide our kids. Yet, it still needs to become part of our daily practice.
There is an ever-growing number of publications about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), and author and school consultant, Susan E. Craig, has written extensively on the issue of how they affect the capability of children to learn in school. Here in this interview by Elisha McNeil (Education Week) is Susan’s viewpoint as represented in her recent book. I […]
At some time in our lives, each of us has made choices we regretted. It is a part of our nature to be curious, make immature or even unethical decisions and just wish we hadn’t.
Lakeside’s training programs are committed to honor what is known as group process. In fact, we have a complete training curriculum on the subject of group process that lasts for 12 weeks (2 ½ hour sessions each week).
Lakeside’s Institute for Family Professionals has had the privilege of training the staff of the Philadelphia School District. Many of the staff are on the front lines of dealing with some extremely difficult situations. They tell stories of how students are responding to trauma-informed care. And from these stories, we hear about the sheer numbers of […]