Posts Tagged "Trauma"

Holt-Sunny Ridge presents Show Hope’s Empowered to Connect Live Simulcast

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in | 0 comments

Holt-Sunny Ridge presents Show Hope’s Empowered to Connect Live Simulcast

Holt-Sunny Ridge is partnering with two Chicago area churches to host a two-day live simulcast of The Empowered To Connect Conference. This event is designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders, and professionals connect with children from hard places in order to help them heal and become all that God desires for them to be. Led by Dr. Karyn Purvis (Director of the TCU Institute of Child Development), this conference is ideal for adoptive and foster parents, those considering adoption or foster care and those who are serving and supporting others, including social workers,...

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Anxiety and Depression in Adopted Children

Posted by on Mar 26, 2016 in | 0 comments

Studies show that the rate of anxiety and depression in adopted kids is more than double that of the general population. Depression, while usually associated with lethargy in adults, often looks like anger in kids. Anxiety typically sounds fearful in adults, but looks more like avoidance, annoyance or off the wall behavior in children. Specific topics will include: 1. The incidence of depression and anxiety in our adopted or foster care kids 2. The role of early trauma and how it can play out over time 3. What depression and or anxiety looks like at different ages and stages 4. How...

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Connected Parenting Series

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in | 0 comments

The Connected Parenting Series will help you look beyond your child’s behavior, and see what is underneath. Julianne and Rita will teach you the skills you need to respond and connect with your child in a powerful way. Tweet

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Adoptive Parent Support Group for parents of children with Attachment issues, PTSD, mood disorders and high anxiety and other issues

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in | 0 comments

Adoptive Parent Support Group for parents of children with Attachment issues, PTSD, mood disorders and high anxiety and other issues only please Does your child have violent tantrums, explosive behavior, and/or a constant need for control? Do you worry that any small change may in schedule may set off an violent outburst? Are there times of the week or times of the year (holidays!) that are particularly challenging for you and your family? This group is for adoptive parents who are dealing with severe behavior issues with their adopted children. Parents in this group struggle with helping...

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