Being Present is the BEST Present

Being Present is the BEST Present

Being present to another’s pain as they express feelings and thoughts and share stories of lost loved ones is central to the grief process. These interactions with children and youth are the premise for relationship building, for repetition of the attachment...
Grief in the Classroom

Grief in the Classroom

Helping children who are grieving during the school day is an issue we address in our recent newsletter and we provide some teacher resources. The National Association of School Psychologists provides a resource for teachers titled, FOSTER CARE FOR CHILDREN:...
The Reassurance of a Hug…

The Reassurance of a Hug…

When children fall or get hurt, when they are scared, they frequently cry. How can we encourage them to “just cry it out”? How often do we feel relief when we cry, particularly after the loss of someone we have deeply cared for? And, what about hugs? How can we hug...
Examining Loss

Examining Loss

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact How strange it would have been if everyone had completely ignored my losses, not recognized them, not validated them, not helped me grieve them. Perhaps that is what we do...
Lessons from America’s favorite Pastime

Lessons from America’s favorite Pastime

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact In the game of baseball coaches have an important role.  Coaches teach their players the fundamentals of game, position them in the field based on their skills and...
Words have Meaning

Words have Meaning

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact We use these terms “acting out”, “manipulative”, and “attention-seeking” often in our work but what do these terms really mean?  Are...