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Helping immigrant children heal

2021-09-08T15:13:21+00:00

By Lorna Collier

Twenty years ago, Hami Torres fled Mexico at age 13, her 11-year-old brother in tow. Terrified, they trekked for hours with a group of older strangers through desert scrub that slashed Hami’s bare legs bloody. Then the two children were folded into the spare-tire compartment of a car for the […]

Helping immigrant children heal2021-09-08T15:13:21+00:00

How can families prepare for hurricane season?

2021-09-08T15:10:49+00:00

By Leslie K. Taylor, PhD

It’s the end of the school year and many children and families are ready for days at the swimming pool, having cookouts or planning for vacation. Summer also marks the beginning of hurricane season, with heavy spring rains as common reminders of Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, Florence, or Michael. […]

How can families prepare for hurricane season?2021-09-08T15:10:49+00:00

What is test anxiety and how can we support students when they experience it?

2021-08-11T15:54:39+00:00

By Leslie K. Taylor, PhD

As the first day of school approaches, parents and children gather their backpacks as educators finalize lesson plans and ready their classrooms. The new school year offers a fresh start for students as well as an opportunity for academic success. However, up to 40% of students[1] suffer […]

What is test anxiety and how can we support students when they experience it?2021-08-11T15:54:39+00:00

Managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

2021-08-11T15:52:16+00:00

By Simone Sonnier, UT Physicians

While we are all focusing on taking care of our physical health as the outbreak of COVID-19 develops, it’s also important to keep our mental health a priority. When there is a major concern for ourselves or our loved ones falling ill, the emotional impact of that can […]

Managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic2021-08-11T15:52:16+00:00

Integrating parents with trauma histories into child trauma treatment: Establishing core components.

2021-08-07T22:36:05+00:00

By Kiser, L. J., Miller, A. B., Mooney, M. A., Vivrette, R., & Davis, S. R.

To identify core components of parent/caregiver integration into evidence based child trauma treatment models, specifically those parents/caregivers who have experienced trauma themselves. The Parent/Caregiver Trauma and Healing Coordinating Group (PCTHCG) of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network […]

Integrating parents with trauma histories into child trauma treatment: Establishing core components.2021-08-07T22:36:05+00:00

‘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
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