Prepare by watching the videos/documentaries and reading the article as described in Week 6. Note, that the combined length of videos is almost 3 hours.
The Three-year Nightmare (2001) and Australia’s Shame (2017) are horrifying examples of how society fight pain with more pain. Reflect on the impact these experiences have on young people’s development and their resources to meet the five universal growth needs.
Also consider what we know about the influence these experiences have on social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development.
Maybe you want to focus on how you would go about connecting with these young people or how you could develop their character strengths, executive functions, or draw on their culture and faith.
Also, give some thoughts to Howard Bath’s article and the way you may be able to use the three pillars.
Your initial blog is due by midnight on Tuesday February 27, and your follow-up posts are due by midnight on Friday March 2.