Published October 25, 2016. How can we help elementary students who have been scarred by tragedy become more receptive to learning? A Past Marked by Tragedy and Trauma Max is one of my sixth-grade students. He meanders into the classroom each day carrying in a past filled with tragedy. His mother was murdered last spring and his father almost exactly a year before her. Now living with his alcoholic grandmother, Max continues to struggle with the aftermath of these tragedies.
PsychAlive, Published on Dec 17, 2009 "It is not what happened to you as a child that matters, it's how you make sense of what happened to you." Scientific research shows that how we make sense of our own pasts helps determine how we relate to our own children. Dr. Daniel Siegel explains why understanding our childhood experiences is so important in raising our kids. Daniel J. Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and Executive Director o
Adolescence is a time in a person’s life marked by many changes. Making sense of the developing self -identity is complex and multi-layered and the socialization practices of the adoptive family influences the adoptee's development. Learn more on this topic and meet others in our Community by attending the IAA National Conference on 18th November – book your space online here: https://iaaireland.net/wordpress/?p=1226 Who am I? Where do I belong?
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National Council for Behavioral Health Published on May 15, 2014 From birth, we seek intimate connections, bonds made possible by empathy — the ability to love and to share the feelings of others. Review scientific and historical examples of how empathy develops, why it is essential to our development, and how the modern world threatens it. Explore how compassion underlies the qualities that make society work and how difficulties related to empathy are key factors in social p
Published by Jessenia Arias at June 7, 2017 http://iamadopted.net/top-5-adoption-trauma-books-you-must-read/ The more I speak with adoptive parents, the more I am learning that adoption agencies and adoption professionals rarely educate or prepare prospective and hopeful adoptive parents about adoption trauma, leaving many adoptive parents struggling to understand their child’s behavioral and identity issues, and inability to attach to their adoptive family. Knowing what ad
The International Adoption Association Ireland (IAA) Online booking available at www.iaaireland.org or call or email IAA HQ at 01 4992206 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Who am I? Where do I belong? Join us for a day of presentations and conversations on Identity in Adoption in a changing Ireland.
Dr. Geoffrey Shannon, Chair, Adoption Authority of Ireland
Mr. Zach Gomm, The Great Behaviour Breakdown
Mr. Enda Murphy, Psychotherapist & Broadcasting Columnist RTE