Saturday, March 15, 2014

Camp Nurture is Coming ~

Greetings ~
I wanted to make sure I passed along some valuable information about a camp coming to middle tn this summer!

July 14-18 2014 9-3pm
Brentwood Baptist Children’s Home
Brentwood, TN

Pre-Camp Parent Training Dates: June 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th &  July 12th
Post-Camp Parent Support Dates: August 2nd, 16th & Sept. 6th

Camp Nurture is a therapeutic day camp for adopted children, age 5-9, with trauma and attachment challenges.  This 5-day pilot program will offer a structured combination of playfully engaging, sensory, and therapeutic activities to nurture the children’s ability to self-regulate and connect with others.  Children will attend Nurture groups designed to build capacity to seek and receive care, Life-Skills groups to facilitate children’s ability to process change and loss, as well as identify and express emotions, Movement groups for learning self-regulation strategies, and Art Groups.  Each child will be matched with a Camp Buddy who will support the child’s exploration and provide safety and nurturing engagement.  Parents will be expected to attend all (5) pre-camp parent training sessions as well as parent sessions during the camp.
Camp Director: Paris Goodyear-Brown LCSW-RPT-S
Senior Staff: Melody Aguayo Ph. D., Emily Anderson LPC-MHSP, Arlin Troyer MMFT
For applications contact Kim Warner-Hudy LAPSW<>

All Applications must be submitted by April 1, 2014

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