Child Traumatic Stress
March 9, 2017
The VPI@CHOP team recently published results of a QI study on implementing trauma-informed care training across CHOP.
December 7, 2016Read about new CIRP@CHOP research about a tool that can help busy clinicians, school nurses, and others seeing in service settings screen for posttraumatic stress in children.
October 24, 2016Learn about a new CIRP@CHOP research tool that aims to help researchers better understand how parents and children interact after an injury.
September 19, 2016Last month the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a Policy Statement on Management of Pediatric Trauma to guide a comprehensive approach for improving outcomes for injured children. With 20 million children injured each year in the US, this guidance is timely and much needed. In this post, Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD shares key points from the statement that highlight the need to attend to the emotional recovery of injured children.
August 24, 2016A new resource developed by the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress in partnership with Northeast Treatment Centers supports nurses and clinicians that provide care to patients in the child welfare system. The online course provides a 1.0 Continuing Education Credit for nurses.
July 11, 2016Guest Blogger Krista Mehari, PhD provides perspective to help Research & Action community to process and cope with recent shootings.
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.