Tag: abuse

Don’t Call Me Broken: A Personal Reflection on Trauma and Words

by
Tanya Winje, FCNI Supervisor
December, 18, 2019

I get irritated when I hear the word "broken" used to describe kids and families who are struggling. Although I hear it less often than I once did--hopefully this indicates that people are becoming more informed--I still hear it used to describe individuals in our world who have behavioral challenges, difficulty coping, poor family dynamics, troubles in their relationships with others, and/or are just suffering with their overall life functions.

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