- How can care-giving persist when escalation keeps disrupting it?
- How can we face those children, students, or clients who reject our care, ignore our presence, and hurt themselves, others, or us?
- What can be done when care is not accepted, cannot be coerced, and won’t be abandoned?
Non-Violent Resistance (NVR) Interventions are a way of maintaining the presence of care facing violence, anxiety, self-isolation, self-harm, dysfunctional dependence and mental illness.
At the same time, they offer parents and other caregivers a path for transforming helplessness into agency and ultimately reconciliation with those they care for, and with themselves.
Typical issues include:
In Children and adolescents:
- Aggression toward Family/Caregivers in Childhood & Adolescence (AFCCA) and erosion of parental authority
- Children’s anxiety problems
- NVR’s full application list
In Emerging adults