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Adverse Childhood Experiences
While it may be difficult to understand why bystanders failed to report the signs of child abuse in such an egregious case, a number of factors contribute to a general reluctance to intervene in abuse situations of all kinds and severity. Here's how we can do better.
Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from February 2018.
Today, we explore an article that reviews studies on adverse childhood experiences in children with autism spectrum disorders.
Read more for a summary of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.
Read more for a listing of recent CIRP publications.
In this post, we share some resources on methods to talk to young children about disaster and manage traumatic stress.
Read more to learn about a recently published study on the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences and childhood ADHD.
Last 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.
This guest blog from Research Experiences for Undergraduates student Ellyn Butler explores the short- and long-term outcomes for children with incarcerated mothers.
The 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.