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Being Child-Centred 3 – Our real job is serving…

Being Child-Centred 3 – Our real job is serving…

One of the great things about developed societies is the range of professionals involved in helping troubled children. I have the privilege of working in a multi-disciplinary mental health team. There are nurses, therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and social...

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Impact of screen time on children & teenagers…

Impact of screen time on children & teenagers…

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has produced the UK's first guidance on screen time for children. Read a BBC summary here... Read a systematic review of the evidence here... Related previous posts: 11 things you need to know about online...

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The Deepest Well (ACEs) – book review

The Deepest Well (ACEs) – book review

Title: The Deepest Well Subtitle: Healing the Long Term Effects of Childhood Adversity Author: Dr Nadine Burke Harris This book - The Deepest Well - was recommended to me on the Troubled Kids Facebook Group, so I gave it a go - what a good move that was! This one is a...

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Empathy 6 – Communicate our understanding

Empathy 6 – Communicate our understanding

Our last five posts about empathy have looked at what it isn't and a summary of what it is, Then, in more detail, we began to look at the constituent parts of empathy - the ingredients, if you like. Dr Teresa Wiseman breaks down empathy into 4 parts: we have to: 1....

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New TRM Article…

New TRM Article…

This month saw the publication of our article in the magazine, 'Magistrate.' Having met with representatives of the youth bench in Cardiff, we were approached to write about our work applying the Trauma Recovery Model in youth offending teams. - this is the result....

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