https://youtu.be/foeMt0Oeoi4 I recently heard about the documentary SKIDS from Hanna of The Bullsh*t Positivity Project. It focuses on kids attending Vanguard Secondary in Langley, B.C., Canada, which is not far from where I live. Vanguard Secondary is an alternative school that takes a trauma-informed approach, recognizing that trauma is at the root of the significant… Continue reading SKIDS: Traumatized Kids and the School System
We hear a lot about neuroplasticity, the amazing ability our brains have to remodel themselves and create new connections. These are actual structural changes in the brain, and can happen following some form of damage but also with exposure to cognitive demands and the acquisition of new skills. According to an article in the Journal… Continue reading Let’s get synapsing – Exercise Your Brain by Learning!
Health professionals are required to continually update their knowledge related to their field of practice. One of the nice things about the digital age is that it's easy to access continuing education activities online, and many of them are available at no cost. I freely admit that I'm a geek and I love learning new… Continue reading Mental Illness Continuing Education Resources