Trauma Conference

2020-07-16T20:08:54+00:00

REGISTER BY MAY 1 TO RECEIVE EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT. Chester Street Foundation brings together clinicians, researchers, and experts on childhood trauma in its inaugural TraumaCONFERENCE. This one-day symposium highlights the epidemic of childhood trauma, provides a holistic view of working with traumatized children, and equips participants with best practices for helping children on their road to recovery.

Trauma Conference2020-07-16T20:08:54+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

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

TraumaTALK: Shining a light on childhood trauma (Private event)

2020-01-03T19:34:09+00:00

Hosted by: Mike Martin and Donna McMillan |

Featuring: Shawn Alex Nemeth |
Trauma Survivor and Founder & CEO of Chester Street Foundation |

TraumaTALKS provide an overview of childhood trauma with the latest academic knowledge against the backdrop of Shawn’s inspirational story. In addition to understanding the science behind reactions to trauma, audiences will also learn why […]

TraumaTALK: Shining a light on childhood trauma (Private event)2020-01-03T19:34:09+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

How Trauma Affects Kids in School

2020-02-16T03:05:45+00:00

By Caroline Miller

We tend to think of trauma as the result of a frightening and upsetting event. But many children experience trauma through ongoing exposure, throughout their early development, to abuse, neglect, homelessness, domestic violence or violence in their communities. And it’s clear that chronic trauma can cause serious problems with learning […]

How Trauma Affects Kids in School2020-02-16T03:05:45+00:00

10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know

2019-10-07T23:55:14+00:00

By Starr Commonwealth With grief, sadness is obvious. With trauma, the symptoms can go largely unrecognized because it shows up looking like other problems: frustration; acting out; difficulty concentrating, following directions, or working in a group. Often students are misdiagnosed with anxiety, behavior disorders, or attention disorders rather than understood to have trauma […]

10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know2019-10-07T23:55:14+00:00

Music Therapy Addresses Trauma – Careers That Change Lives

2019-09-25T23:22:06+00:00

By Barbra Weidlein

Trauma settings

Music therapists have been called upon to support the recovery of individuals and communities following horrific events as well as natural disasters. Settings have included New York City metropolitan area after the 9/11 terrorist attacks; New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina; Umpqua Community College after a mass shooting on campus; […]

Music Therapy Addresses Trauma – Careers That Change Lives2019-09-25T23:22:06+00:00
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