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Suicide

Posted on September 17, 2012 in adolescents, suicide, survivor category

TLC GUEST BLOGGER: Barb Dorrington, MEd

Suicide. As a school social worker, the sound of the word catches my attention immediately. When I learn that a student has died by suicide, my thoughts turn to worries for the contagion effect in a school building. Research statistics suggest at least one in 10 students have had serious thoughts about suicide or made an attempt.

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Suicide Awareness: Providing Hope for Life

Posted on September 3, 2012 in suicide category

Hurricane Katrina Seven Years Later: The Role of Gratitude and Social Connectivity

Posted on August 20, 2012 in trauma category

TLC GUEST BLOGGER: Barb Dorrington, MEd

Hurricane Katrina changed our society. Our sense of complacency fell unguarded, while we watched reports of survivors being left without food and water, living in shelters, and sometimes looting to survive. After eight debriefing trips over three years, I watched the struggle to survive first hand.

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Shelter Within a Shelter

Posted on June 15, 2012 in adolescents category

Resilience Soup

Posted on June 5, 2012 in art therapy category

The Role of Mindful Self-Compassion in Trauma Care for Adults

Posted on May 15, 2012 in Cherie L. Spehar, empowerment category

TLC GUEST BLOGGER: Cherie L. Spehar, LCSW, CTS, CTC

What is Mindful Self-Compassion?

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Experience Matters

Posted on May 1, 2012 in assembly category

TLC Guest Blogger: Annette Miner, CWY, CTC-S, CYC

You want to relate to trauma as an experience, not as a diagnostic category.” – Dr. William Steele

Trauma is not in the event, but in the experience of the event. It is not the understanding of trauma that heals, but the addressing of the experience of the trauma that heals.”  – David Grill, MFT

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Experience Matters!

Posted on April 16, 2012 in adolescents category

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