7 Positive Childhood Experiences that Help Kids Grow into Successful Adults

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on May 1, 2020 5:00:42 PM

Just as there are adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) that play a role in the future success of kids, there are also 7 positive childhood experiences (PCEs) that can offset their damage. 

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Topics: For Parents, Families, Child Development, Toxic Stress, childhood trauma, resilience, PCEs

Positive Childhood Experiences

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Apr 24, 2020 4:06:54 PM

In 1985, Dr. Vincent Felitti was the Chief of Preventative Medicine at Keiser Permanente. He was doing a study on long-term health outcomes when he noticed that people who had traumatic pasts tended to have more dire health outcomes such as heart disease and diabetes. So strong was the trend, he turned the focus of his research to understanding more about how adversity in childhood related to health outcomes in adults.

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Topics: Families, childhood trauma, Anxiety, PCEs, ACEs