“I want to go to my house!” protested Simon.
Bonnie Muller took his hand and plunked down on the floor. “Tell me more,” she said.
It was part of a newly redoubled effort to reverse the damaging affects of childhood trauma on kids’ brains, mental health, and life trajectories.
The scene took place at the Friends Center For Children, a private preschool that just moved into a new, 9,200-square-foot building at 255 Grand Ave.
The center has won a grant to hire a full-time social worker to work with all teachers, families and kids at the center, which serves 55 kids from age 3 months to 5 years.