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Putting Families First

They are from a Central American country and had traveled a long way to arrive at our Southern border. I asked the father, Juan, why he risked the dangers of traveling in a caravan surrounded by thousands of strangers. His response was that he had no choice. “They came into our village and they wanted …

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Today I received an e-mail from Representative Rick Miller asking me to join him and others to provide testimony for the integration of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) into Texas Child Protective Services trauma-bases instruction. Unfortunately, because of work commitments, I will not be able to attend. As a TBRI Practitioner and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, …

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  All of us at one time or another find ourselves at life’s crossroads.  These moments in our journey can be difficult, full of challenges, and unpredictable.  Our decisions on which direction we should take is often based on past experience – lessons learned, failures and successes.  It sometimes just takes a gut feeling on …

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Like so many children who are traumatized by child abuse, Sara will carry with her many of the effects of her abuse throughout her life. Given what you saw in this video: What challenging behaviors would you expect Sara to express? What messages do you believe are behind these behaviors? Given your response to these …

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