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Caring For Kids From Hard Places | Trauma Competent Care

Dr. David & Jayne Schooler discuss trauma competent care and what it means to be a “middle circle” person and understanding boundaries.
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In this video, David and Jayne Schooler speak about being a “middle circle” person and trauma competent care.


01:34 What is a “middle circle” person?

06:24 Characteristics of a “Middle Circle” Person

08:24 Understand boundaries

David and Jayne Schooler have served in the ministry together for over 45 years. Much of David’s current focus as a counselor is on working with adults with a lifetime impact of early childhood trauma. Jayne is a social work trainer and author/co-author of eight books on child welfare including Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Parents. They have worked in over 22 countries as trauma trainers in children’s homes, orphanages, and churches.


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