Points of Peace
Every child has four fundamental needs that must be fulfilled to lead a peaceful, healthy life. We call these “Points of Peace.” Every child must give and receive:
- Safety: the quality, state, or condition of being safe; feeling secure or protected.
- Trust: complete assurance regarding the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something; it involves confidence, faith, hope, reliance, and assurance.
- Love: compassion, non-judgmental and unconditional acceptance; a relationship with someone or something that a person is genuinely fond of; it includes the sense of belonging, affection, attachment, appreciation, and value.
- Power: the strength or ability to exert effort for a purpose, to perform in a given way, or a capacity for a particular kind of performance; it involves faculty, function, ability, capability, capacity, skill, or talent.
The following links provide guidance and ideas to help you help kids fulfill these fundamental needs:
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