Relationships key to healing from trauma
November 15, 2018
SEELEY LAKE – Traumatic events like the Rice Ridge fire affect everyone differently. According to licensed, clinical social worker Stacy York, a person's response and feelings are what make it traumatic.
"The way that we heal is through relationship. That is the only way," said York during her presentation on how trauma affects children, Nov. 15 at Seeley Lake Elementary. "If we are not in relationship, we can't heal."
York's presentation intertwined her personal stories and audience questions with the science of body physiology and brain development to help attendees understand children'...