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Keeping Children Safe

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Every parent and grandparent worries about the health and safety of their children. Past surveys reflected parents’ desire for their children to grow up to be happy or financially secure. But more and more caregivers hope their children stay safe during their school, and especially teen years. Safety takes many forms. Obviously, physical safety is…

Adverse Childhood Events

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Recent research (Chapman, et. al.) has highlighted the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and later negative mental health outcomes, substance abuse, domestic violence and antisocial behavior. It is true that not all children who experience negative events in the home or community develop serious problems as many find help to build resilience and coping strategies….


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Our society, and really most societies, operate with certain unwritten but clearly understood class rules. Most people, however, and especially children, do not realize or understand the rules of classes they do not belong to. Ruby Payne reminds us that many assumptions about individual’s intelligence and approaches to school or work may relate more to…

Definition of Poverty

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Ruby Payne defines poverty as: “The extent to which an individual does without resources.” The important resources are defined as: FINANCIAL: Having money to purchase goods and services. EMOTIONAL: Being able to choose and control emotional responses, particularly to negative situations, without engaging in self destructive behaviors. MENTAL: Having the mental abilities and acquired skills…

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