The Child Connection Trust in New Zealand is a registered charity with the aim of introducing positive touch and connection into the mainstream educational system as a prevention of child abuse and family violence. These programmes help to decrease violence, animosity, bullying and conflict in children. The organization represents the fundamental right of all children to feel closeness, trust and a sense of belonging and community.
Eva Scherer is the CEO of the Child Connection Trust, and is a leader in the field of Right Brain Learning using touch and sensory stimulation processes as tools for enhancing trust and secure attachment in the development of children. Her programmes help children to relax, teaching them empathy, at the same time, demonstrating how emotional wellbeing and positive self-perception can enhance the quality of learning and academic advancement. She is also a professional body-worker and owner of several Sports Massage clinics in Auckland, New Zealand. www.childconnection.org.nz