How to Stop School Shootings

There have been 18 school shootings in the United States in 2018* – in a year that is only 46 days old.  Yesterday, a 19-year-old male — and yes: to date, the school shooters have all been male — walked into his former high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and killed 17 […]

How Trauma Affects Boys — & How Some “Helpers” Unwittingly Make Things Worse

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For far too many boys, their first contact with our social support network is via a school suspension. And for most of these boys, the system provides further assault and insult, not support and healing. (Ever heard of the school-to-prison pipeline?) Trauma-Informed Care can help. Trauma-Informed Care has its roots in the Adverse Childhood Experience […]