Within families, children rely on their parents for essential training that will help them grow into productive adults. Primary socialization occurs within the family, with children taking cues from their parents about appropriate behaviors within different contexts. Children also learn from parents' responses what situations are safe and unsafe and tend to model their behaviors after their parents' actions. The children that come to Children's Hope Residential Services come from abusive and neglectful homes, either maladaptive behaviors adopted from their interactions with family or with no model for behavior because of their severe neglect. Children's Hope provides a relationship-based model of intervention that allows these children develop the building blocks for later healthy adult lives.
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