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Continuing Education Resources

Relationship-Building Strategies for Adoptive and Foster Parents to Address Picky Eating and Feeding Challenges

Summary: This article from the National Council For Adoption will introduce why adopted and foster children may be reluctant to eat; this understanding provides the framework for professionals to support parents with best-practice responsive feeding strategies that bring peace to mealtimes and help children eat and grow to the best of their abilities.

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HOW LIMBIC SYSTEM THERAPY CAN HELP RESOLVE TRAUMA

Summary: The limbic system supports a variety of functions including emotion, behavior, motivation, long-term memory and olfaction. Emotional life is largely housed in the limbic system. In this video, Bessel Van der Kolk, MD author of “The Body Keeps the Score” discusses how the limbic system therapy can be a tool used to help resolve trauma.