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Experiences from the earliest days of childhood play an important role in shaping the brain’s development. Sadly, traumatic episodes leave the deepest impressions, manifesting themselves in adulthood in health issues ranging from increased stress to substance abuse. Learn more about the lasting impact of childhood trauma on chronic adult disorders.

Experiences from the earliest days of childhood play an important role in shaping the brain’s development. Sadly, traumatic episodes leave the deepest impressions, manifesting themselves in adulthood in health issues ranging from increased stress to substance abuse. Learn more about the lasting impact of childhood trauma on chronic adult disorders.

The Race to Personal Space (A Social Skills Board Game)

Kids don't always realize that they are doing things that are an invasion of personal space. This poster will teach kids to pay attention to the body language of others so that they can avoid becoming a personal space invader - TPT - Free

Interactive notebook for elementary school counseling - from Counselor Keri

Elementary School Counseling Interactive Notebook Part I

You Are the Boss Of Your Body! Free downloadable coloring page to talk to children about their rights when it comes to body respect and keeping them safe from sexual abuse.

"The Mandala" Art as Therapy Project -- Intended as a drawing mediation for centering and integrating the self. In times od confusion or stress it is a way of "collecting one's thoughts".

KCC's Shout Out By Liana Lowenstein

FREE eBOOK of child and family therapy interventions: www.lianalowenstein.com This book is AMAZING!!! Personally, I think if you have a creative young adult client that some of these activities could work. Pass this information along and help those who help others!!

another visual activity easy to share and make with kids. You could do more in depth work with this initial tool: Life stories. Ref. Social work, therapy, transition from fostering to leaving care or adoption.