Category Archives: neglect
Thought this might be useful to help children’s transition back to school and in the coming weeks.
Some children may have learnt to respond in a defensive way as a coping mechanism to manage the feelings of anxiety and fear that situations evoke in them. The child may present as feeling the opposite of this, for example, … Continue reading
I have been doing some work in schools recently with looked after children and their foster carers and am shocked and amazed by how much we expect these children to manage. Looked after children have usually experienced living with chaos, … Continue reading
While driving home from school on Friday i was thinking about this half term and remembering the first week back in September and what a long time ago it seemed! I remember a particular family at one of the schools … Continue reading
I have been working with a foster carer who is looking after two girls aged 8 and 9, who like many fostered children have a history of neglect, emotional abuse and little experience of their physical and emotional needs being … Continue reading