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Behavioral health and homeless issues go hand in hand. Campus model of triaging and effectively addressing each category of behavioral health. In addition, advocate for setting up specialized court that can order immediate assessments to be immediately carried out. I will also advocate for terminating the inept practice of enabling the mentally ill to advance to become criminally mentally ill.

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The timing couldn't be better. Just as MetLife and Goldman Sachs agreed to release their workplace race and gender reports this year, Cornell is introducing a campuswide model for diversity, according to Mary George Opperman, vice president for human resources and safety services.

In other words, promote respect, be a model of kindness and politeness, and address learning situations respectfully with your children by problem-solving and that old standby, listening. Enjoy the communication that will flow when you practice respectful parenting!

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I am broadly interested in the transport of fluids, particles, bacteria, and chemicals in the environment. My current research is focused on designing multi-scale interdisciplinary experiments to mimic complex interactions in nature and developing physically-based models to predict natural processes. Here is a list of current projects:

Jillian Mercado is an actress, model, and activist who was born and raised in New York City and is of Dominican descent. Diagnosed with spastic muscular dystrophy as a child, Jillian has become a prominent figure in the fashion world, challenging beauty ideals, and re-defining traditional norms in the fashion industry.

Judy Lieff is a filmmaker, instigator, and educator at Montclair State University teaching documentary film and at SUNY-Purchase teaching a production lab at the intersection of film and choreography. For the past two years, Lieff served on the Steering Committee of New Day Films, a filmmaker-run distribution company providing social issue documentaries to educators. "Deaf Jam," Lieff's first feature documentary, premiered on "Independent Lens" and was an ITVS open call recipient. The film follows the rise of a deaf Israeli immigrant teen who boldly steps into the spoken-word slam scene with her sign language poetry. Other credits include an envoy for the American Film Showcase, Dance on Camera residency at Banff Centre for the Arts, a National Dance/Media fellowship from the Pew Charitable Trusts, and years of experience on EPKs for feature films.

Back in 2017, as I looked around the bodies both on and off the catwalk, there was only one person who looked like me, and that was model Jillian Mercado. Mercado is the first person I ever truly felt represented by because, like myself, she also has a form of muscular dystrophy and uses a power wheelchair to get around.

John Bowlby first outlined his theory of attachment and its central role in child development more than 50 years ago. Attachment theory is a theory of personality development in the context of close relationships. Why is this process of attachment so important? Although attachment is significant throughout the life span, the special bond that develops between an infant and primary caregiver in the first year of life is usually seen as the template for future relationship experiences. Infants experience this bond as their main source of safety, comfort and pleasure and show intense distress when this relationship is lost, even for a brief period. When children are anxious or distressed they will seek proximity to and comfort from their attachment figures. Children usually build upon their experiences with their caregivers to develop a clear and organised strategy for ensuring that they can achieve such closeness. In evolutionary terms attachment is very important for survival as it ensures that young children remain close to their caregivers, particularly at moments of danger. The quality of children's attachments is strongly influenced by the characteristics of their carers. The more sensitive and reliable the response of a caregiver to an infant or young child in distress, the more secure the attachment will be that develops. It is important to recognise that young children are capable of having different types of attachments to different people and, for example, may have a secure attachment to their grandmother and an anxious attachment to their mother. Indeed many vulnerable children may have developed important attachments to older siblings, neighbours or educational professionals who provided more reliable care than their parents. Over time, children tend to develop an internal working model of relationships based on their experiences of adults. This can be resistant to change even when their emotional and social environment is different.

Subsequent to this report's publication, the Scottish Government launched the National Residential Child Care Initiative (NRCCI) to undertake a strategic review of residential child care services which reported in 2009. Among the important attachment-focused messages of the NRCCI were that, where appropriate, residential care should be used earlier in a child's care career; that stability of placements should be a high priority; and that residential care should be more connected with the wider child care sector. In addition there was a strong emphasis on accurate assessment using the integrated assessment framework from the Getting it Right for Every Child Programme (GIRFEC) and the importance of well managed transitions. There has been a strong policy focus on the concept of corporate parenting and the Scottish Government published These Are Our Bairns: a guide for community planning partnerships on being a good corporate parent (Scottish Government, 2008) which challenged local authorities to give their looked after children 'the love, security and chances that any good family would provide' (pv). One particular focus of concern has been the experience of care leavers. A report from the Children's Commissioner, Sweet 16? The Age of Leaving Care in Scotland (2008) highlighted that looked after children were often moving into independent living when they were only sixteen years old. This not only represented an enormous financial and social challenge to these young people, it also ruptured the attachment relationships that had provided them with security and comfort while they were in care.

Intervening in the early years is cost effective and can lead to a rapid improvement in the quality of life for children and their caregivers but there is also evidence that children can be helped through attachment promoting interventions later in their childhood. The Connect programme (Moretti et al, 2009) focuses on developing parental sensitivity, the shared regulation of emotion and the capacity for reflection with teenagers at risk of aggressive behaviour and their parents. This programme reported positive changes in the behaviour and emotional functioning of the teenagers as well as increased satisfaction and competence in the parenting task. For many looked after children their parents' substance misuse can be key to the failures in attachment and consequent impairments of children's development. Attachment based work in a residential treatment centre for drug-using mothers led to an increase in reflective functioning, maternal sensitivity and improved mother child bonding. This was accomplished through providing a rich alternative relational experience for the mothers in the therapeutic milieu and enabling them to recount their experiences of being parented as well as to explore their own parenting behaviours and aspirations (Wong, 2009).

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy is an attachment-focused approach in which a therapist supports the caregiver and child's relationship and the development of secure attachment by encouraging the reflective function of the caregiver, enabling attunement, regulating emotion and co creating meaning. The therapist interactions are characterised by PACE (playfulness, acceptance, curiosity and empathy) and similar qualities are supported in the caregiver with the addition of love (PLACE). This approach has been well evaluated with foster carers and adoptive parents and recently elements of this model have been successfully introduced within residential child care (Becker-Weidman and Hughes, 2008).

There is clear evidence that children who are looked after away from home are particularly vulnerable to emotional and mental health difficulties and this morbidity is greater in older children (Milward et al, 2006). Helping children to develop secure attachments to their carers is not sufficient by itself to address these problems. There is, for example, evidence that children who meet the diagnostic criteria for Reactive Attachment Disorder, which is associated with early maltreatment, may have developed a secure attachment with a current carer. It seems likely that part of the importance of a secure attachment for looked after children is that it provides the medium by which future developmental tasks may be achieved. Successful programmes in both residential and foster care are those able to devise appropriate ways to respond to the emotional age of the child rather than to their chronological age. Perry and Hambrick (2008) argue that it is important to link interventions to the impairments in the brain. So for example a child who has difficulties regulating stress would need an experience similar to that of a baby who is cradled and rocked by a sensitive mother. Although foster or residential carers might feel comfortable providing this to a young child, it would be inappropriate when caring for a teenager. The use of other strategies that can help regulate stress such as massage, yoga, music, sensory integration and relaxation can, however, be appropriately be used by adults caring for children of all ages. Seamab School, for example, has developed a carefully managed programme of massage which has enabled children to recognise and seek help in regulating their own hyperarousal. This has reduced the number of violent incidents and the requirement for physical restraint. In many of the settings in which looked after children are cared for, however, the focus of concern and intervention is at the behavioural and cognitive level. According to Perry's model this is likely to be ineffective as it requires children to have a properly functioning frontal cortex and their life experiences will have prevented such development. 041b061a72


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