Skip to 0 minutes and 12 seconds Many words come to mind when we think about the collective trauma we’ve all just been through unprecedented, lockdown, isolation, vaccines, social distancing. But there are other concepts which need to now take centre stage. Compassion, connection, community our enforced absence from each other as well as the need to pause life as we knew it has for many highlighted our inbuilt need for connection with family, friends and neighbours. Our young people in particular are looking for us to compassionately listen to them, understand them, and respond to their needs as we slowly but surely move out of the pandemic. We will do this best as a community, working together relationally. What might we see in our young people in this post-COVID era?
Skip to 0 minutes and 59 seconds What theories and concepts may help us understand their behaviour? What needs may their behaviour be communicating? as well as considering these questions? We will also examine some possible strategies for how we may support our children and young people moving forward. So connect with us on this two week journey and join us in our community as we take a compassionate look at post-pandemic reality for our children and young people.