Tag: coping skills

When the Waves Come: Coping with Grief and Loss

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By Tanya Winje, FCNI Supervisor
February, 26, 2020 -

“Grief is like an ocean; it comes in waves, ebbing and flowing.  Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim. -Vicki Harrison

He Actually Listened: A “From the Field” Story

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McKenna Murray, FCNI Staff
December, 11, 2019 -

I started working with an 8-year-old Diego* and his family to address some of his more difficult behaviors, including his anger, defiance and aggression towards others. He frequently yelled at his parents and could become physical with the kids at school. When I started working with him in his home, one minute we would be playing basketball and laughing, and then the next minute Diego would be throwing gravel in his sibling’s face after she accidentally bumped into him. As a result, my time with him often felt like I was walking around a minefield.

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