December 7, 2016

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  • Social Engagement, Children’s Mental Health, and Youth Development: A Universal Response
    by kennyturck on January 6, 2020 at 8:28 pm

    Social Engagement and Children’s Mental Health: A Universal Response. Creative Strategies, Applied Theory, and Global Implications for Social Work with Groups in Youth Development Kenneth S. Turck, MSW, LICSW January 3, 2020 (All Rights Reserved, 2020) Introduction In October of last year, the CDC published a study revealing a 50% increase in suicides for young … Continue reading Social Engagement, Children’s Mental Health, and Youth Development: A Universal Response &rarr […]

  • Grateful for this Gift
    by kennyturck on October 4, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    A parent who attended our 2019 Garden Harvest Party bestowed this beautiful original artwork to DIRT GROUP Global. […]

  • by kennyturck on October 4, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    48 Cinnamon 🌿 Basil plants heading to Tangletown Farm tomorrow to finish off for our Famous Winter ❄️ Solstice Cookies !!!! Thank you Dean Engelmann!!!! Our DIRT GROUP Participants are thrilled & grateful!! #takesavillage #dirrtgroupparadigm #30yrplan #neuroscience #appliedtheoryinpractice #crowriverfs #TTgardens […]

  • Why we can’t hear each other
    by kennyturck on September 22, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    Why we can’t hear each other… In 2004, Dr David Walsh did a study that determined kids ages 8-18 in the United States were consuming 40 hours of screen time per week. In 2010, the Kaiser Family Foundation did a follow up to Walsh’s study and that number had risen to 55 hours/week. Today that … Continue reading Why we can’t hear each other &rarr […]

  • How trauma manifests physically
    by kennyturck on September 22, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    www.madinamerica.com/2019/09/psychological-injuries-physical-illness/ […]

  • Cranial Nerves & Empathy
    by kennyturck on August 27, 2019 at 1:39 am

    The autonomic nervous system (most commonly understood as the fight/flight and freeze system) has 12 cranial nerves, 5 of which are responsible/necessary for social engagement (a feeling of safety, restoration, resiliency, and a desire to connect with others and not isolate). These five cranial nerves #5,7,9,10, & 11, manifest in our facial expressions/non-verbals and our … Continue reading Cranial Nerves & Empathy &rarr […]

  • DIRT GROUP Paradigm Clinical Training Series Registration Now Open
    by kennyturck on July 31, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    Register Now for the DIRT GROUP Paradigm Clinical Training Series. Click HERE to navigate to registration site: kidsneeddirt.com and to secure payment site through PayPal. We look forward to being with you! For more information about the training go to: kidsneeddirt.org […]

  • DIRT GROUP Paradigm Clinical Training Series
    by kennyturck on July 22, 2019 at 8:44 pm

    The DIRT GROUP Paradigm Applied Clinical Training Series “Thanks for the soap! Amazing program! I’m very inspired. Great knowledge of trauma, brain science and integration of therapeutic practice.” -2019 Workshop Attendee The DIRT GROUP Paradigm “Cutting edge”, innovative children’s mental health and education training series in Minnesota Summer/Fall 2019 Session: This training will engage and … Continue reading DIRT GROUP Paradigm Clinical Training Series &rarr […]