May 31, 2016New research from CIRP@CHOP and CDC highlights a substantial gap in how the U.S. currently estimates incidence of concussion in children and youth.
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 21, 2016Minds Matter researchers at CIRP@CHOP describe the prevalence of vision disorders that are not picked up in routine vision screens after adolescent concussions.
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.
October 6, 2015Read about a new section dedicated to helping families cope emotionally after an injury from the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress website.