Welcome to the resource base. This is a place where you can access useful resources and ideas to help you work with your groups more effectively. It is something we have recently started work on and is a work in progress.





Tim Fletcher is an internationally recognised speaker on the subject of childhood trauma and recovery. He is based in Vancouver Canada and has developed a number of comprehensive programmes aimed at helping people better understand and be able to heal from a wide range of early development traumas. From a Forest / Beach School perspective, it's not only important to have this knowledge in order to help those in our care, being open to working on ourselves makes us better teachers and leaders.

Tim finishes many of his talks with a Christian message. While you're welcome to listen to this part it is not essential in the understanding of the areas below:

SHAME in early childhood

Our core beliefs about ourselves and the world around us shapes us from an early age. Understanding how to help shape health self esteem should be a core part of any early education system.

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