Childhood Trauma and Its Impact on Behavior: a Guide for School Teachers and Foster Parents

Understanding Childhood Trauma and Its Impact on Behavior: A Guide for Teachers and Foster Parents   Childhood trauma encompasses a wide range of experiences that can deeply affect a child’s emotional, psychological, and physical development. These experiences include physical, emotional,

The Healing Power of Connection: Understanding Trauma in Children and Juvenile Youth

The Healing Power of Connection: Understanding Trauma in Children and Teenagers In the landscape of juvenile detention facilities, a troubling trend emerges: a significant portion of the incarcerated youth have experienced a myriad of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). These range

The Role of Trauma-Informed School Counselors in Supporting Students with Adverse Childhood Experiences

Fostering Healing: The Role of Trauma-Informed School Counselors in Supporting Students with Adverse Childhood Experiences In the bustling halls of schools across the globe, a silent struggle often unfolds within the hearts and minds of students. Beyond the academic rigors

Inspiring School Teachers: Derek Clark’s Transformative Keynote Presentations

Inspiring School Teachers: Derek Clark’s Transformative Keynote Presentations In the realm of education, few things are as powerful as a teacher’s impact on a child’s life. Derek Clark, a renowned motivational and inspirational keynote speaker, understands this deeply. With a

Conquer Adverse Childhood Experiences and Have Redemption

The first five years of a child’s life build the foundation for growth, development, learning, achievement, health, and happiness. Did you know that science indicates that 80 percent of the child’s brain develops by the age of 3? When the

Surviving Childhood Trauma – Turning Pain into Purpose

The National Institute of Mental Health defines childhood trauma as, “The experience of an event by a child that is emotionally painful or distressful, which often results in lasting mental and physical effects.” Unless you start the healing process, these

Childhood Trauma May Create a Higher Risk of Having Mental Health Conditions

Childhood trauma can take various forms, such as physical, sexual, emotional, and neglect. This particular factor is responsible for adverse health consequences in adults. Adverse childhood experiences research has show that adults who have been exposed to child maltreatment (ACE’s)

Childhood Trauma Training for School Teachers with Derek Clark

Derek Clark’s inspiring programs include childhood trauma informed training for school teachers. School teachers who are trained on childhood trauma can create a secure environment, validate the student’s feelings, have a caring tone and the right body language, as well

8 Essential Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Skills to Develop. How to Help Childhood Trauma Survivors

The lack or poor development of social and emotional skills can be painful for people. We must strive to understand how to deal with people and their emotions as this is essential for an emotionally healthy life. This has a

Childhood Trauma to Triumph: How I Didn’t Let My Childhood Trauma Infect My Future. It Hurts but Healing is Necessary. Feel – Deal – Heal.

Hi, Derek Clark here. If you’ve watched my videos, you may already know about my terrible past and how I ended up in the California foster care system. In short, I lived in constant trauma for many years of my

How Childhood Trauma Leads to ‘Emotional Scars’

How Childhood Trauma Leads to ‘Emotional Scars’ People who have been a victim of child abuse or being neglected in their youth are more often confronted with depression and anxiety. Moreover, the course of these psychological disorders is more often

The 1 Inspirational TED Talk You’ve Probably Never Seen Before On Trauma, Resilience & Redemption!

Before Derek Clark was a motivational speaker on trauma and inspirational keynote speaker, he was a survivor of horrific child abuse, abandoned at a psychiatric unit and then placed into foster care for thirteen years… all of this by the

The Surprise Findings of Adverse Childhood Experiences ACE Study That Everyone Needs to Know

ACE Study (Adverse Childhood Experiences = Negative Experiences in Childhood) by Vincent Felitti and his team, has been a large-scale study that takes an extended period. It analyzed not only sexual abuse but all youth traumas and their cohesion. Instead

Trauma! How Early Childhood Trauma Starts – Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience

Trauma informed keynote speaker Derek Clark is a survivor who delivers a riveting account of how he suffered prenatal abuse at the hands of his abusive father. Did you know that children who suffer early childhood trauma can suffer physical

As a Child in Foster Care, I Was Shocked at How Quickly The Professionals Labeled Me Based Upon My Behavior. I Was a Grieving Child That Had Suffered Brutal Trauma!

Don’t use labels to define a child. Children should not be predetermined to fail. Labels can follow a child for years to come and eventually define them. Words have great power that can reinforce positive or negative value. The labels

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