Category Archives: Trust

Adolescent Transport: The issue of mistrust between parents and adolescent/teen

This video responds to a website comment that adolescent/teen transports can adversely impact an adolescent’s trust for their parents.  In essence, trust is an important consideration, especially considering the inherent structure of a transport.  It is important for transport services to incorporate procedures that are sensitive to this.  Techniques of aggressive force or threat are […]

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Raising Children in a Trusting Environment

Introduction One of my recent blogs I authored, “Fostering a Child’s Independence: Drawing the Line in the Sand”, discussed the psychosocial developmental stages of life. As I previously mentioned in this blog, Erick Erickson, a developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst, dedicated most of his life studying, understanding, and developing this model of development. As a refresher, […]

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Fostering a Child’s Independence: Drawing the Line in the Sand

This blog posting may be one of the most important that I write. The subject is highly misunderstood and often gets parents and society at large in trouble. I will readily admit that this topic is controversial and may cause some readers to reread this article, wondering if Matt Barkdull has finally lost it (wouldn’t […]

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