childhood trauma

What’s the Best Treatment for PTSD in Children?

2024-04-02T09:13:53-05:00

By Joan Kaufman, PhD

Joan Kaufman, PhD, of the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University, discusses the different stages of trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy, or TF-CBT, the best evidence-based intervention for children who have impairing reactions to traumatic events. One key insight, […]

What’s the Best Treatment for PTSD in Children?2024-04-02T09:13:53-05:00

Expert Consensus Regarding Indicators of a Traumatic Reaction in Autistic Youth: A Delphi Survey

2024-04-02T09:08:26-05:00

By Connor M KernsDiana L RobinsPaul T ShattuckCraig J Newschaffer, & Steven J Berkowitz

It has been suggested that the sequelae of trauma are under-recognized in youth on the autism spectrum. We aimed to generate expert consensus regarding important […]

Expert Consensus Regarding Indicators of a Traumatic Reaction in Autistic Youth: A Delphi Survey2024-04-02T09:08:26-05:00

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Events

2024-03-20T10:03:15-05:00

By Southern California Sunrise Recovery Center

Children and adolescents are exposed to a number of different traumatic events that can spark a lot of emotions and physical reactions. The effects of a traumatic event can last up into adulthood, causing several behavioral and mental health problems.  To learn more about signs and symptoms […]

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Events2024-03-20T10:03:15-05:00

Trauma screening may help connect children to specific mental health services

2024-03-13T12:45:47-05:00

By Penn State

Each year between 200,000 and 270,000 children and youth enter foster care placements with child welfare services, and many more children receive child welfare services while remaining in their parent’s care, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Although many of these children have a documented history of […]

Trauma screening may help connect children to specific mental health services2024-03-13T12:45:47-05:00

The Mental Health of Minority and Marginalized Young People: An Opportunity for Action

2024-01-15T18:50:07-06:00

By Vivek H. Murthy, Surgeon General

Mental health is an essential part of overall health. It not only affects the ability of young people to succeed in school, at work, and throughout life but is critical to their overall well-being and to the health of our nation. The last 2 years have dramatically […]

The Mental Health of Minority and Marginalized Young People: An Opportunity for Action2024-01-15T18:50:07-06:00

How to Break the Cycle of Childhoold Trauma? Help a Baby’s Parents

2023-12-18T11:27:38-06:00

By Rhitu Chatterjee, NPR

Teresa Cox-Bates was only 11 years old when her father died, an event that dramatically altered her family’s circumstances and shaped her childhood experiences. Studies also show that adults who experienced such traumas in childhood are likely to feel more stressed when they become parents, and their children are at […]

How to Break the Cycle of Childhoold Trauma? Help a Baby’s Parents2023-12-18T11:27:38-06:00

Supporting Children and Teens During the Holiday Season

2023-12-18T11:20:48-06:00

Provided by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

This fact sheet provides tips that parents can use to talk to their children and teens about how they are feeling and changes to holiday celebrations and traditions. It also shares tips that families can use to make this holiday season still feel special, including […]

Supporting Children and Teens During the Holiday Season2023-12-18T11:20:48-06:00

How a History of Trauma is Affecting the Children of Gaza

2024-04-02T14:07:36-05:00

Researchers say the cumulative trauma of chronic ethnic-political violence has a profound and lasting impact on children’s mental health and development, affecting their functioning and outlook on the world as young adults. This is especially a concern for children in Gaza, who were already struggling with significant mental […]

How a History of Trauma is Affecting the Children of Gaza2024-04-02T14:07:36-05:00

Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event

2023-11-21T16:56:14-06:00

Provided by the Child Mind Institute

In the wake of a traumatic event, your comfort, support and reassurance can make children feel safe, help them manage their fears, guide them through their grief, and help them recover in a healthy way. This guide was assembled by psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health experts who specialize in […]

Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event2023-11-21T16:56:14-06:00

Mental Health Resources for Caregivers

2024-04-02T14:10:57-05:00

Provided by Mental Health America

Caregiving can often have a significant impact on the life of the caregiver in more ways than one. It can make maintaining your physical and mental health more difficult and may put a strain on work and social life. It’s important for caregivers to take care of their […]

Mental Health Resources for Caregivers2024-04-02T14:10:57-05:00
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