Thursday, May 26, 2016
When children are abused, neglected or experience the trauma of domestic violence, community violence, bullying, school shootings, natural disasters or the loss of a parent, the pain, grief and loss impacts their development, relationships, behaviors and ability to learn. Parents, caregivers, community volunteers and professionals need information, resources and most especially tools that will help them to provide safety, healing and hope for these precious children.
I traverse the country many times each year providing workshops to parents, caregivers, social workers, educators, judges, lawyers and church leaders about the impact of trauma on children and how they can serve as bridges of hope for these youngsters. In my trainings, we begin by reviewing the science which helps us to understand the very real changes that occur in the brain, body and spirit when trauma occurs.
I believe that the information and tools that I share, when applied with compassion and consistency, can be life-changing for both the adults and the children involved. Every time I speak, people ask me, “Do you have a book with all of this information?”
For years, my answer was, “Not yet.” This spring, I can begin to answer, “Yes, here it is!”
I wish I would have had this resource when I was raising my children and for this reason, I am so passionate about getting this out there and making it available to parents and caregivers who need this help.
The Amazon link to both Sue's ebook and paperback "Bridges of Hope" is:http://www.amazon.com/Building-Bridges-Hope-Chelsea-Badeau/dp/1622085930/ref=la_B00EHZ95CS_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1464275915&sr=1-3
Drop by her Amazon Author Page to see all of her amazing titles: http://www.amazon.com/Sue-Badeau/e/B00EHZ95CS/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1464275907&sr=1-2-ent
or stop by her Website and say Hello! http://www.suebadeau.com/
Drop by Patti's Amazon Author to see all of her titles and the entire first "Grave Obsessions" series:http://www.amazon.com/Patti-J.-Smith/e/B00FGT9ODY/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1