I don’t know!!

TRAUMA DISRUPTED COMPETENCIES, PARADIGM SHIFT Dealing with the “I don’t know” (IDK) bomb! We call it a bomb because fear and anger usually explode with these words. Word bombs are often delivered in the face of a genuine plea for understanding about why a behavior occurred. These words often drive...

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NEW OPPORTUNITIES–LET US HELP

CONSULTING, TRAININGS, AND REFRESHER COURSES Connection Resources is opening and expanding programing. We are accepting consultations and can book trainings. Services provided via Zoom, Facetime, or live. For many years, we have been contacted for consultation services, refresher courses, and...

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Intentional Rule Breaking—Competing Shoulds

Paradigm Shift: Behaviors From the corner of her eye, Sally silently watched Jane, her daughter via foster care, sneak into the kitchen for her eighth snack. Sally yelled, again, at her to stop and go to her room. Jane wheeled about and stomped off, loudly screaming that she wanted to talk to her...

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Adapting the Environment

ENVIRONMENT HEALING ENVIRONMENT   Special Environmental Considerations for children with early trauma In preceding chapters, we informed the reader about the impact of child trauma and how to develop a supportive team.  Once the team is in place, we must turn our attention to creating a...

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