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Why some children want to stay with their abusive parents.
Attorneys and other professionals need to know that the reasons children may want to be with an abusive parent may be based on attachment issues, feelings of shame, psychobiology, and a lack of understanding that they are ...
Keeping up with neuroscience: Trauma-informed training for child welfare staff.
(American Public Human Services Association, 2020-10)
Child welfare workers need basic training regarding the neurology of trauma and the factors that will promote brain resilience. Absent this training, children may continue to be placed in inappropriate homes that are not ...
Getting attorneys and public mental health therapists to trust each other.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2021-01-06)
Attorneys and therapists need each other to effectively advocate for their client, say Daniel Pollack, an attorney and professor at Yeshiva University’s School of Social Work in New York, and Sue Radcliffe, a mental health ...
Rural child social workers offer pandemic perspective.
(National Rural Health Association (NRHA), 2020-07-23)
The allure of being a child social worker in a rural area is strong. Social workers who decide to work in smaller communities may forgo an abundance of resources to support families, but they gain slower-paced, socially ...
In plain language, what is 'trauma-informed care'?
(ALM Global, 2022-04-18)
Attorneys are used to words having multiple meanings. “Trauma” is one of them; so is “trauma-informed” care. Many facilities, institutions, health care centers, schools, and even states have declared themselves to be ...
Put a new tilt on Covid-19 guilt
(NASW: National Association of Social Workers ; socialworkers.org, 2021-03-05)
If you are feeling a bit 'guilty' regarding Covid-19, you are having a normal reaction to a very abnormal situation. If you need to place blame, put it on the disease, not yourself
Law Enforcement Officers and Trauma: The Next Public Health Crisis?
(New York, NY: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2021-02)
Police and corrections officers suffer higher rates of depression, PTSD, burnout and other anxiety-related mental health conditions than the general population. They should not have to suffer in silence, write three experts ...
Guidelines for social workers visiting and working inside corrections facilities.
(NASW: National Association of Social Workers, 2021-03)
The NASW Code of Ethics states, “The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and ...
Getting the most out of parent-teacher conferences with incarcerated parents
(American Correctional Association (ACA), 2022-03)
Educators and policy-makers concur that promoting the active involvement of parents in their child’s education is essential. Toward that end, correctional officials should encourage parents to become involved in decision-making ...
How yoga changes mental health in correctional facilities
(American Jail Association, Hagerstown, Md., 2003-, 2023-01)
The takeaway is simple. If you want a physical exercise that helps restore the damage from job stress that you can do in your home with a video, and you can heal the limbic system of your brain, yoga might be for ...