The Basic Needs of Every Child

 

I

At least one adult who is a positive role model.

 

II

To feel accepted.

 

III

Recognition.

 

IV

A sense of belonging.

 

V

To feel safe & secure.

 

VI

Some control over his or her environment.

 

VII

Social interaction skills.

 

VIII

To accept responsibility for his or her behavior.

 

 

--Leah Davis

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