Step 1: Assess & Address Nervous System Awake States and Stress Resilience vs. Toxic Stress
STEP 1: The Roots
Uses a child's behavior to determine their type of stress through awake state zones and seeks to deepen and broaden the green zone.
The NRF is detailed in an academic text called Infant/Child Mental Health, Early Intervention, and Relationship-based Therapies: A Neurorelational Framework For Interdisciplinary Practice by Connie Lillas and Janiece Turnbull. This text is included in the Daniel Siegel-founded Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology found here.