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Many studies confirm link ACEs + health outcomes - psychological and medical conditions, risky behaviours, impaired functioning. Yet we treat the conditions rather than unhealed childhood wounds.
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Ensure children enter into adolescence with full tank of resilience, good sense of own self-worth, lovability, attractiveness, based on their value as human beings who we love unconditionally.
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Virtually everyone begins life with building blocks to construct new ideas. But by 5, only some are still on a path to become adept at such thinking, while most leave it farther behind. But such a fate is not inevitable.
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From research evidence, a list of the top 10 types of relationships and resources that provide Protective and Compensatory Experiences that bolster children against adversity
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Integrating ACE questions for health check-ups led to a 35% reduction in doctor visits and 11% reduction in A+E visits. That has a multi-billion dollar implications for the cost of medical care.
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"13% of adults with high levels of PCEs went on to experience depression and/or poor mental health as an adult. But the rate was 48% for those with fewer than 3 PCEs."
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Research found intergenerational relationships are 1 of 4 features of church life that create faith that ‘sticks’ into young adulthood. Given church demographics, grandparents have crucial role.
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If your child thinks you are fair, they obey you as they see you as legitimate authority. Harsh disciplinary strategies backfire. Instead of eliciting a healthy fear, they undermine parental legitimacy.
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Bullies lack ability to care because to care sets them up to get hurt too much - they are wounded individuals and have hardened hearts. How do we restore emotional norms?
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Damage is done not by a few instances, but by chronic interactions. Children become more sensitive to episodes which are exhausting emotionally and increase insecurity.
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Parents had to provide education and care at home while juggling other demands, including jobs and household chores. A study of 7000 parents on the affect on their ability to do this.
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The ACE Study revealed certain things we've been taught not to see, speak about, ask questions about. When these are explored, one finds high prevalence, relationships to major public health problems and to life expectancy.
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Student performance cannot be understood apart from family dynamics. What should our communities and larger society be doing to help ensure that future generations of children have a stable, supportive, family life?
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Children living in families with higher levels of resilience and connection are much more likely to flourish. This is true across all levels of income, health status and exposure to adverse childhood experiences.
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Adults who report more positive childhood experiences (PCEs) are less likely to suffer from depression or poor mental health – and are more likely to have healthy relationships.
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Evidence demonstrating the remarkable potential of the father-daughter relationship and the disastrous consequences for all when it is ignored.
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For every type of “adverse childhood event” (ACE) a parent went through, their children had 19% higher odds of poorer health and 17% higher odds of having asthma.
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To become a confident, competent adult, should children go outside more, make their own mistakes and figure things out? Putting children in control helps them learn to solve problems, and cope better in new environments.
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Reading aloud has been found to be significantly beneficial to both children and their parents.
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Touch sends a powerful message – it can do and say much more than words ever could.
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With the exception of France, parents these days spend a lot more time with their offspring - especially fathers. Britain is one of the leading countries.
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Children who know a lot about their family tend to be more resilient and therefore have better chances for good outcomes when faced with challenges.
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Divergent paths toward adulthood are associated with markedly different economic fortunes among Millennials.
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A report on how language development in early years links to social, emotional and learning outcomes in later years.
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Research into role of mothers and fathers - different impact on development?
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Research into Adverse Childhood Experiences has meant trauma-informed practices are rising globally in schools, prisons, etc.
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Not only does the pain of divorce continue into adulthood, but the suffering is not lessened even if the child experienced a 'good divorce'.
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As well as factors including location, income, etc., the importance of parental engagement in education was assessed.
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There is a narrative of absent fathers who had multiple children with different women and abandoned them. However, research on those fathers offers another, more uplifting story.
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A study shows that the more that people were exposed to faith-based actions, the higher their religiosity and the more certain they were of God’s existence.
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Confirms family stability and marriage but it also contains some observations which run counter to media headlines. You may be surprised.
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From pregnancy and early years through to adolescence, fathers are a major influence on a child’s emotional and behavioural health.
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While parents have a general understanding that what happens in a child’s early years can last a lifetime, many don’t realize at what age babies and toddlers can begin to feel complex emotions.
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20% of the population accounts for the lion’s share of social costs such as crime and welfare dependence as adults. Can we predict at age 3 and intervene?
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How is the Church working with families today? What does this ministry look like? What training and resources are available for those working in this field?
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Results of research of the costs of ‘late intervention’: the acute, statutory and essential benefits and services that are required when children and young people experience significant but preventable difficulties in life.
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Earlier this year, Working Families published their 3rd Modern Families Index - a snapshot of family life in the UK today. In particular, it focuses on how families combine work and family life.
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A simple guide which takes parents of 0-5 year olds through the expectations of each age band and how they can support their children’s learning and development.
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Developmental psychologists have identified four parenting styles and all have different impacts on children; Authoritarian, Authoritative, Permissive, Uninvolved. What is impact on children?
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A fixed mindset believes intelligence is static which leads to children not achieving their potential. A growth mindset on the other hand believes that intelligence can be developed and leads to higher levels of achievement.
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What is daily life really like for Britain’s families? 4Children began to dig deeper into the hopes, fears and aspirations of our country’s families. Their report identified six themes
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A multi-year survey of 17000 patients looked at their health and also asked what childhood traumas they had experienced. When the doctor conducting the research first saw the results, he was stunned. “I wept,” he says.
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"Social mobility begins in the home. Parenting has not received the attention it deserves. Parents provide the foundations for children’s progress in later life"
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The quality of the inter-parental relationship, specifically how parents communicate and relate to each other, is increasingly recognised as a primary influence on effective parenting practices and
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