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Trauma in Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-09-05T18:40:14+00:00

By NYU Langone Health, Patient Care Across the nation, everyone is being exposed to and reacting to the confusing, stressful, and sometimes frightening situation of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in different ways. But are we, and our children, being traumatized by the pandemic?

Childhood trauma often involves a negative reaction, called traumatic […]

Trauma in Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-09-05T18:40:14+00:00

How to Keep Children’s Stress From Turning Into Trauma

2020-08-15T20:06:35+00:00

By Stacey Steinberg Children may be processing the disruptions in their lives right now in ways the adults around them do not expect: acting out, regressing, retreating or even seeming surprisingly content. Parents need to know that all of this is normal, experts say, and there are some things we can do to […]

How to Keep Children’s Stress From Turning Into Trauma2020-08-15T20:06:35+00:00

Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom: A Resource for Educators

2020-06-10T23:21:39+00:00

By the National Child Traumatic Stress Network This resource is intended to help educators understand how they might address the interplay of race and trauma and its effects on students in the classroom. After defining key terms, the guide outlines recommendations for educators and offers a list of supplemental resources. This guide is […]

Addressing Race and Trauma in the Classroom: A Resource for Educators2020-06-10T23:21:39+00:00

The startling toll on children who witness domestic violence is just now being understood

2020-05-29T14:53:33+00:00

By Jayne O’Donnel and Mabinty Quarshie USA TODAY SAVANNAH, Ga. – Latrelle Huff says her twins were conceived by rape.

Now she blames domestic violence for her children’s health problems.

The Georgia woman says she had been in an abusive, on-and-off relationship for six years when she became pregnant. While pregnant, she says, the conflict […]

The startling toll on children who witness domestic violence is just now being understood2020-05-29T14:53:33+00:00

The lasting impact of neglect

2020-05-06T14:54:08+00:00

By Kirsten Weir The first time Nathan Fox, PhD, stepped into a Romanian orphanage, he was struck by the silence. “The most remarkable thing about the infant room was how quiet it was, probably because the infants had learned that their cries were not responded to,” says Fox, who directs the Child Development […]

The lasting impact of neglect2020-05-06T14:54:08+00:00

Children may act out due to grief or trauma of COVID-19 pandemic, and other lessons from HIV/AIDS

2020-04-30T21:17:55+00:00

By Julie B. Kaplow and Mark W. Kline  No infectious disease since HIV/AIDS in the 1980s has captured the world’s attention in the way COVID-19 has. The HIV/AIDS pandemic is still with us nearly 40 years later. Effective treatment has made HIV/AIDS a manageable medical condition rather than the almost certain death sentence […]

Children may act out due to grief or trauma of COVID-19 pandemic, and other lessons from HIV/AIDS2020-04-30T21:17:55+00:00

Coronavirus is giving rise to another tragic issue. Child abuse.

2020-04-16T13:19:37+00:00

By Chester Street Foundation

Coronavirus is giving rise to another tragic issue. Child abuse. Hospitals in Texas have reported seeing an increase in child abuse cases, which they believe is driven by the increase in psychological stress at home and children out of school during the day. Furthermore, the group who most often […]

Coronavirus is giving rise to another tragic issue. Child abuse.2020-04-16T13:19:37+00:00

Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse

2019-12-05T22:30:06+00:00

By Elizabeth Hartney, PhD Child abuse is known to repeat itself from generation to generation. Although not universal, the children of people with addictions are at higher risk of all types of abuse, and of developing addictions. The reasons why people who were sexually abused in childhood go on to have abusive relationships […]

Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse2019-12-05T22:30:06+00:00

Four Ways Teachers Can Show They Care

2019-11-21T14:39:45+00:00

By VICKI ZAKRZEWSKI If I asked you to tell me what you remembered most about your favorite teacher growing up, I bet you wouldn’t say much about the subject matter. Instead, I’d expect you to describe how he or she made you feel as you learned that subject matter—the sense of excitement or […]

Four Ways Teachers Can Show They Care2019-11-21T14:39:45+00:00

CDC: Childhood Trauma Tied to Poor Health

2019-11-12T14:38:46+00:00

By Gaby Galvin PEOPLE WHO EXPERIENCED trauma as children are more likely to suffer severe health consequences later in life, a new federal analysis shows.

Adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, refer to potentially traumatic events experienced or witnessed during childhood, like violence, substance misuse and mental health problems in the home. Though public health […]

CDC: Childhood Trauma Tied to Poor Health2019-11-12T14:38:46+00:00
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