Coping Skills

The Horrors Of Cutting – Five Reasons Teenagers Cut Themselves – Single Dad, Parents Article

“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” – Mark Twain I remember the first time I saw anyone who cut themselves.  Of course, I had seen TV shows and other films talk about teens doing harm to themselves.  Even committing suicide.  Cutting one’s self seemed stranger to me than suicide.  More foreign to me than committing suicide.  Suicide felt like it had…

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Parenting a Child with a Trauma History – Foster Parents Article

Posted on September 19, 2019 by Plummer Youth Promise Every child in foster care has a trauma history. Something has taken place which made it unsafe for them to remain in the care of their family. And, they have moved to a new home to live with a new family. Many children in foster care have made multiple moves between foster families and group care. These events make up a foster child’s trauma history. As a result of trauma, especially…

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