Infants and Trauma

child trauma

I just read an article titled “Trauma-exposed Infants and Toddlers: A Review of Impacts and Evidence-Based Interventions” by Alysse Melville. This article focused on birth to two years old and it caught my attention because very few studies have been done on this age group as it relates to trauma. What follows is a summary…

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Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events

child dissociative

I just read an article from the National Institute of Mental Health that gave many good suggestions for helping children who have been traumatized.  I thought I would share with you a few of the sections from that report. Click on the link if you would like to read the entire article. The first helpful…

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Healthy People 2030

Healthy People 22030

Healthy People is a national effort that sets goals and objectives to improve the health and well-being of people in the United States. Healthy People 2030 is the fifth edition of Healthy People. It aims at new challenges and builds on lessons learned from its first 4 decades. The initiative began in 1979, when Surgeon…

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NMT helps a teacher

autism counseling

I just came across a blog from a teacher in Australia who has spent most of his career teaching what you and I would call troubled youth. What really struck me about his posts is how many times he mentions Dr. Bruce Perry and the help his work has been to him. Some of his…

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Relationships are the Key

3 R's by Perry

I just read an interesting blog published at www.strugglingteens.com about a seminar that the author went to featuring Dr. Bruce Perry and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). The author spoke about the seminar and the importance of Dr. Perry’s work.  I thought I would give you a quick summary of his thoughts. In the…

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