Using This Time of Shutdown to Develop Resiliency in Our Kids and Family
How can we develop resiliency in our children, ourselves, and our family during this time of social distancing and stay-at-home orders? We talk with Roxanne Thompson, a Licensed Professional Counselor with The Institute for Attachment and Child Development in Colorado. Her expertise is in trauma, abuse, attachment disorders, and family systems. She currently serves on the boards of the Colorado State Foster Parent Association and the Colorado Coalition for Adoptive Families.
- What is resilience in kids and adults? What does it look like?
- How is resiliency developed?
- What undermines the development of resiliency?
- How can we use this time of isolation and shutdown to help our children develop resiliency?
- Under age 5 –
- School-aged and tweens
- How can we use this time of at-home isolation and shutdown to help ourselves develop resiliency?
- How can we use this time of isolation and shutdown to help our families develop resiliency?
- Tips for families.
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Music credit: Michael Ashworth
Photo credit: Ulrike Mai