This is a must read article for anyone that is involved with children in the adoption or foster care area.
The Role of Shame in Adoption and Foster Children– Robert Hafetz, MS
January 11, 2017 via LinkedIn
“Human beings have 4 crucial needs; the need to feel (connected), that one (counts), is (capable), and has (courage) to handle life’s adversities. These needs have been named The Crucial Cs. by Dr. Betty Lou Bettner. When adoptee’s behavior becomes a problem or arouses concern it is to acquire one or more of these crucial Cs.”