On the nature trail

Sale, Anable Unity
January 2009
Community Care;1/15/2009, Issue 1753, p20
The article reports a nurturing approach used in North London, England to children who have behavioural issues in school. The nurture group approach was introduced by educational psychologist Maxine Boxall in 1969. Boxall identified that children who think that the world is unsafe will behave accordingly.


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