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‘All Kinds Of Trauma’: Students Are Returning To School, But Are We Ready To Help Them Cope?

2021-07-19T21:02:55+00:00

By Jenny Brundin

Rosalinda Guzman was inside a bathroom stall at school when something begged for attention.

It was on the door, where the school posts announcements.

“That little tiny piece of paper was just so different from everything else that it really caught my eye,” said the 18-year-old student from Kersey who attends 

‘All Kinds Of Trauma’: Students Are Returning To School, But Are We Ready To Help Them Cope?2021-07-19T21:02:55+00:00

Identifying the Intersection of Trauma and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Part I: Key Considerations

2021-06-22T22:11:11+00:00

By NCTSN RESOURCE 

WHY ASK ABOUT SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY?

There is a growing body of evidence showing that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) youth suffer from potentially traumatic events (PTEs) at significantly higher rates than their straight […]

Identifying the Intersection of Trauma and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Part I: Key Considerations2021-06-22T22:11:11+00:00

Will My Child Bounce Back From the Coronavirus Crisis?

2021-04-15T18:47:07+00:00

By Hannah Sheldon-Dean

With many months of the coronavirus crisis behind us and still more uncertainty and stress ahead, life is tough right now for kids of all ages. Many parents — seeing their children experiencing anxiety, sadness and behavior challenges — are wondering how all of this will affect kids in the […]

Will My Child Bounce Back From the Coronavirus Crisis?2021-04-15T18:47:07+00:00

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
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