Synopses & Reviews
Relationships play an important role in human development, especially in the first years of life. Bridging the Relationship Gap provides caregivers tools and encouragement to be the strong, positive, and nurturing adult these children need in order to thrive.
Learn more about the factors that contribute to the achievement and relationship gap, including ecological, biological, and cultural differences. Most importantly, find many tools and resources to help you more effectively deal with the tough situations and become each child's strongest ally.
Sara Langworthy, PhD, currently serves as policy coordinator for Extension Children, Youth, and Family Consortium at the University of Minnesota.
A resource for working with children growing up without caring adults at home.
About the Author
Sara Langworthy, PhD, works for the Children, Youth and Family Consortium at the University of Minnesota Extension. She is an expert in brain development research and enjoys developing creative ways of bridging gaps between the worlds of research, practice and policy. Dr. Langworthy served as a content expert for Wonder Years: The Science of Early Childhood, an exhibition at the Science Museum of Minnesota. In her current work, she is collaborating on a partnership with an elementary school in Saint Paul, MN to create trauma-sensitive learning environments to promote student resilience and learning. She creates educational videos on the science of child development on her YouTube channel, Developmental Enthusiast, and is co-founder of the organizational consulting firm, The Exchange Loop. Sara lives in Saint Paul, MN with her husband Jason, and two dogs Bingley and Kaylee.
Visit drlangworthy.com for more resources on the science and practice of building resilience in children facing adversity.