The Impact of Boundaries and Structure on Chronic Misbehavior

The Healing Environment is a visual representation of what children need to grow and mature. It includes relationships, boundaries, adult self-control, empathy, acceptance, encouragement, and humor. For students with chronic misbehavior, the environment looks different. Children with severe emotional and behavioral concerns have different behavioral and emotional needs than children with typical behavior due to […]

Are Your Student’s Testing You, are You Passing the Test?


Children who come from early childhood trauma (abuse, neglect, domestic violence, etc.) often do not feel secure in their environment or with adults or peers. It’s like they are always looking for the next shoe to drop or for something else to go wrong. Sometimes they will even test new adults and friends in their […]