Bridging the Relationship Gap
Connecting With Children Facing AdversityBook - 2015
Relationships play an important role in human development, especially in the first years of life.Bridging the Relationship Gap provides caregivers tools and encouragement to be the strong, positive, and nurturing adult these children need in order to thrive.
Learn more about the factors that contribute to the achievement and relationship gap, including ecological, biological, and cultural differences. Most importantly, find many tools and resources to help you more effectively deal with the tough situations and become each child's strongest ally.
Sara Langworthy, PhD, currently serves as policy coordinator for Extension Children, Youth, and Family Consortium at the University of Minnesota.
Langworthy presents readers with an examination of the role of relationships in human development, providing caregivers with the tools they need to be positive, nurturing, and strong for children who’ve suffered neglect, abuse, or other forms of adversity. She has organized the seven chapters that make up the main body of her text in two parts devoted to relationships and the realities of child development and research and responses to adversity as experienced by children. The author is with the Children, Youth, and Family Consortium at the University of Minnesota Extension. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)