Becoming trauma-informed while doing the laundry: Research-based resources for adoptive, kinship & foster parents
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If you are raising another person’s child, do you find yourself challenged even though you chose and love the child? Can’t figure out why your child is calm and loving one moment and escalated all of a sudden? Reward and punishment parenting and logic parenting models not working for you? Then we challenge you to become a TRAUMA-INFORMED caregiver/parent!
This presentation will introduce some of the prominent researchers and practitioners who can help you understand how trauma affects children’s development, learning, and behavior. Your questions about those troubling behaviors will start being answered. You will learn positive, strength-based parenting skills that build trust and nurture security with your child. Take the challenge-just one hour to get started on your road to being a TRAUMA-INFORMED parent.
Presented by: Anna Y. Loebe, Ed. D.
Adoptive Parent, Educator, Family Support Specialist
Anna Y. Loebe, Ed. D., an adoptive parent of two sons, has worked in the child welfare arena supporting children and families, specializing in adoptive, foster care, and kinship guardianship families since 2006. Between 1976 and 2005, she worked as an educator in various teaching, administrative, and university research capacities. She is currently a Family Support Specialist at Children’s Advocacy Center of Southern Arizona in Tucson.
This presentation is based on her views as an adoptive parent and on research in the areas of loss, abandonment, and complex trauma related to raising other people’s children.
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