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Mindfulness for Managing Your Kids' Stress

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Mindfulness is a meditation and reflection strategy. It can help with impulsiveness and anger problems specifically. I have used it with a group of Refugee Kids in Sydney who I work with, to help teach self-control of impulses and mitigate strong emotions. I plan to use it in the classroom as a preventative behaviour support technique. 

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One in four children from single-parent families live in poverty

Most Australians have benefited from Australia’s decade-long period of economic prosperity – except for single parents and their children, a new study reveals.The latest release of the Household, Income…...
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Thoughts from a Foster Family

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Though no longer being added to, this blog is written by a Foster mother in the USA who specialises in caring for queer teenagers. 

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Equine Therapy for Disabled Children

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Counselors and therapists who include equine therapy in a child's treatment program, however, often see improvement in the child's abilities. Sometimes the improvement is dramatic.
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These kids deserve a childhood.

These kids deserve a childhood. | Working with Disadvantage | Scoop.it
  By GABRIELLE BROPHYI have just returned from Cambodia, a country of gentle and sincere people spread across a beautiful landscape.
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Linkz fun in Kalkaringi and Daguragu

Some highlights from the school holiday sport and recreation programs run by Linkz volunteers over winter 2012 and summer 2013. (Including some very funny mu...
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This winter holidays, I will be volunteering in the Kalkaringi community in NT. This is a video that last years vols made at the water hole. 

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New Sesame Workshop film helps children of jailed parents - CBS News

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New Sesame Workshop film helps children of jailed parents
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According to the Pew Charitable Trust, there are currently 2.3 million Americans behind bars, the largest prison population in the world, which means one in every 28 kids in the U.S.
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KNOW HOW: Finishing a film by and about foster care youth

A film about finding redemption in a broken system. Written and acted by NYC foster care youth. Based on their lives. (Check out our Stretch Goal on #Kickstarter!
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