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Teaching Children About Social Equity

I am writing this on Martin Luther’s King Day. It is a day where our country pauses to think about the civil rights movement. I just ran across an article from PBS about this idea and thought it contained some good historical references that we all can remember and reflect...

The Importance of Attachment Theory

Many times we see children who struggled to attach to the parents or caregivers in their lives at an early age. For these children they have missed some important aspects of key development and relationships. There are four basic characteristics that basically give us a clear view of what attachment...

How Personal Power can Positively Affect Teenagers

As our staff mentor students who are struggling with life situations, one of the goals is to help them understand the importance of personal power. As teenagers emerge into adulthood one of the developmental tasks is to become independent. It may seem like an obvious reality but often students feel...