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Category: Trauma-Informed Care

A Simple Way to Support Trauma-Informed Care

A Simple Way to Support Trauma-Informed Care

When children don't have the opportunity to heal from the trauma they've experienced, the unaddressed effects are enormous. Trauma affects a child's brain development. Their subsequent emotional and educational challenges can threaten their potential as a productive adult and they are at risk to experience major medical health issues. The Trauma-Informed Care for Children and Families Act seeks to identify children who have experienced trauma and provide immediate support.

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Re-enacting Conflict in the Trauma Triange

Re-enacting Conflict in the Trauma Triange

Any time we enter into conflict, there are three common roles – each with manipulative behaviors – that we often quickly fall into. When practicing trauma-informed care, we call these roles the Trauma Re-enactment Triangle. Learn about the roles, and how you can escape the trauma triangle.

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Self-Compassion: What it Is and Why it Matters

Self-Compassion: What it Is and Why it Matters

Practicing self-compassion and self-care doesn't make you selfish. It might just be what helps to change the world. Think we're over exaggerating? Read on to learn about the importance of practicing self love.

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Teaching Emotional Management at Home

Teaching Emotional Management at Home

Do you remember a time when your emotions got the best of you? Social emotional learning is comprised of the skills we use to recognize and manage our own emotions as well as recognize emotions in others. There are may ways to help teach children these skills, including the Emotion Color Wheel.

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Practicing Emotional Intelligence Through Yoga

Practicing Emotional Intelligence Through Yoga

Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize and manage your emotions while also recognizing emotions in others. Through it, you can become self-aware, build self-management skills, become more empathetic, and practice relationship management. We aren’t born with emotional intelligence, so it is something that needs to be practiced. One way to do so is through yoga.

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