The Bystander Effect: Recognizing When to Help

The Bystander Effect is a theory in social psychology that states people are less likely to help someone in need of aid when there are multiple people present. Why is that? How can you as a bystander snap out of this effect to make sure people receive help? In this article, I explain the factors […]

Understanding Children’s Behaviours

Contributing to the development of a human being is an important and rewarding role, but it doesn’t come without its challenges. As children develop their expressive language abilities which conveys their emotional experience, they first learn to communicate through their behaviours. It is our job as caring adults to become curious about their intentions. Nikkol Adams, MA, RCC will discuss the meaning behind a child’s challenging behaviours in order to better understand how to support and redirect their behaviour.