All families face times of stress and difficulty, even in a resilient community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for children, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) stem from things such as: Experiencing violence or abuse Witnessing violence in the home or community Having a family member attempt or die by suicide Substance misuse … Read moreBuilding a Resilient Community and Why It Matters
What Is Play Therapy? Play therapy is a modality of child therapy and a powerful tool that can address cognitive, behavioral, and emotional challenges that children face. The therapy is conducted by licensed professionals and helps children learn how to process their experiences and use effective strategies to manage their lives. How Does Play Therapy … Read moreWhy Foster Kids Need Play Therapy Materials
On their birthday, your child undoubtedly receives plenty of gifts. Depending on the age of the child, this might include toys, art supplies, clothing, money, or something else. On this special day, parents can teach their children about the joys of giving and receiving by having their child donate to foster children in need. There … Read moreTeaching Your Child the Joy of Giving on Their Birthday
The holiday season may be nearing its end, but this shouldn’t mean that the giving spirit needs to die with it. Carry the holiday spirit with you into the new year!