What Should Trauma-Informed Cities and Counties Ask Their States for?
The people who are doing most of the pioneering work to integrate trauma-informed, resilience-building practices based on ACEs research (writ large) are doing so in cities and counties across the U.S.
Surviving Developmental Trauma: Self-Forgiveness
Children who experience trauma during the vital brain developmental years become vulnerable to long-term detrimental effects. The brain is simply wired differently from constant exposure to either real, or perceived, life-threatening situations.
Reflections on Healing and Trauma in Ferguson
I arrive in St. Louis a month after the Darren Wilson verdict tore the lid off the facade of peaceful race relations in America. The last person to look Michael Brown in the face, speak to him, walks free as I tread the streets of my hometown and take in what’s left of Ferguson.