ACEs and Resilience

ACEs and Resilience

Public Health Wales and the University of Bangor have published their report on the relationship between resilience and the onset of Adverse Childhood Experiences. The report gives clues for those working with both children and adults – about how to mitigate the...
Attachment before behaviour

Attachment before behaviour

So many interventions with troubled kids focus on behaviour. And many of them don’t work. Why is that?… It’s because the sequencing is wrong. If a bricky tried building the walls of a house before digging the foundations, it wouldn’t stand up...
TRM-related books…

TRM-related books…

I’ve been training a lot on the Trauma Recovery Model recently and frequently get asked for further reading and pointers to good books… So I thought I’d put together a quick guide to some of the main ones so that folks can easily get through to them...

Rock star colleagues

In training this week we had a fascinating discussion about what it is that best helps troubled young people. More specifically, what is it about those people who are particularly good at it, that makes them stand out? Two key features of rock star colleagues…...