Child Traumatic Stress
March 30, 2016The vast population-level impact of trauma exposure among children and youth provides a compelling example of the need for a public health approach to preventing posttraumatic stress among the young.
March 14, 2016Pediatric healthcare providers have the unique opportunity to impact the reactions of families and patients to a potentially traumatic event (PTE). This blog post shares how to guide patients to reframe their thoughts and to foster resilience by practicing trauma-informed care.
February 23, 2016A new guide developed by the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress guides mental health professionals working with children impacted by medical traumatic stress.
January 12, 2016New CIRP@CHOP research asks: Can we identify which children are most at risk of emotional distress after trauma?
December 15, 2015
When we know better, we do better. We never wore seat belts, never had car seats, and never wore bike helmets while growing up. Now, my family ALWAYS wears seat belts and bike helmets and are optimally restrained while riding in cars.
November 5, 2015I recently learned about the amazing film “Glen’s Village” featuring the journey of one of my former patients, Glen Casey. His trajectory to becoming a student at The University of Pennsylvania, including the impact of childhood trauma, was the subject of a documentary produced by the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. Read more to learn about the film.
October 6, 2015Read about a new section dedicated to helping families cope emotionally after an injury from the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress website.
September 3, 2015Read this third installment in a 6-part series on effective mHealth app development. Today's post is about how to use theory and evidence to guide app development.
August 11, 2015The Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress now offers reliable tools based on the DEF protocol to help identify, prevent, and treat traumatic stress responses at the time of need and within scope of practice.