If we want to see optimism, positivity, joy, and healing in children, it begins with caregivers embodying these characteristics first. Steve Gross addresses the role of caregivers as healing agent’s in a child’s life; impact of enduring stress; and how to ensure caregivers stay positive in the midst of challenges.
For those children who’ve experienced traumatic events, it’s important to help them transition from survival mode to learning mode. Caretakers are there to soothe and calm the child. Earning a child’s trust eases the teaching process.