Child Traumatic Stress
April 2, 2018There can be lifelong psychological and social implications from being bullied for being heavy as a child. New research describes what this looks like for middle and high school youth.
ICYMI February 2018: A Call to Action for Gun Safety, Recognizing Warning Signs of Violence and Abuse, Head Injuries in Children, Adverse Childhood Experiences and More
February 28, 2018Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from February 2018.
January 17, 2018Smartphones serve as a social lifeline for many, but have also become a cause for concern as increasing evidence shows that excessive time spent on the devices can be a factor in depression and suicidal thoughts in teens and children. I recently talked with two of my expert colleagues at CHOP about the competing dangers and benefits of smartphones for teens and children, and how parents can help kids manage their screen time appropriately.
ICYMI October: Blog Survey, Dr. Winston, Concussion and Multiple Sclerosis, ACEs and Sesame Street, and more!
October 31, 2017Read more for a summary of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.
August 7, 2017In a new article VIP@CIRP researchers explore how the principles of trauma informed care embody core principles of medical ethics.
July 25, 2017Read more about new CIRP@CHOP research showing how children cope with an injury and potential ways to prevent posttraumatic stress.
March 9, 2017
The VPI@CHOP team recently published results of a QI study on implementing trauma-informed care training across CHOP.