HOW WE REACT AND CARRY OURSELVES MATTERS!

by Jeanne Preisler

Jeanne Preisler, a Program Consultant with the NC Division of Social Services, is leading an effort to help our child-serving system become more trauma-informed. http://fosteringperspectives.org/?p=1205

This article by Jeanne at Fostering Perspectives focuses on our body language and what a child might be "hearing" through our actions and reactions.  Jeanne says "Just keep in mind three words: safe, capable, and lovable. If you can help a young person feel safe, capable, and lovable during your interactions, you can improve their social and emotional well-being. And you will probably make them smile more, too! And, as we know, that can make all the difference."  Read the whole article here

Source: http://fosteringperspectives.org/?p=1205