Tagged With "Childrens Resilience Initiative"

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Re: By Any Name, Emotional Maltreatment Is Destructive!

Good point, Rick. When we are fully evolved, we'll look at everything we do - individually or in our systems & organizations -- through a trauma-informed and resilience-building lens. With people feeling safe to speak out about they're injured by behaviors currently considered acceptable, we'll be able to make the transition. CRI is a place where people feel safe to speak about, so that we can increase our awareness of how to empower people, rather than further traumatize already...
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By Any Name, Emotional Maltreatment Is Destructive!

Rick Griffin ·
Recently I conducted a Google search for synonyms of emotional maltreatment. Phrases such as mental abuse and psychological abuse were fairly common. However, I also saw phrases such as The Quiet Killer and Invisible Violence. By any name, emotional maltreatment is destructive. Unfortunately, not all agree on what constitutes emotional maltreatment. On one hand, no one would deny that a child being called worthless repeatedly would be considered emotional maltreatment. On the other hand,...
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Building Resilience in Children - 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies (backed by science)

Pam Hansen ·
This is an accessible, practical article. After a brief definition and explanation of resilience, it gives 20 easy, realistic strategies for building resilience in children. Share this with everyone you know! http://www.heysigmund.com/building-resilience-children/
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Experts reveal stress, trauma impacts kids’ development; urge adults to foster resilience [KEPRtv.com]

Clare Reidy ·
by Elise Haas WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Now more than ever, both parents and professionals struggle to understand the complex and continued impacts of chronic stress and trauma on a child's brain development. The documentary, Paper Tigers , based in Walla Walla, sparked renewed interest in the effects of chronic, overwhelming stress and trauma on children’s development. That's why hundreds of parents, educators, mental health workers, and others gathered at Whitman College in Walla Walla for the...
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