Center for Injury Research and Prevention

child traumatic stress

ICYMI August 2018: Impaired Pedestrians, Farm Injuries, Family Separations, and More

August 29, 2018
Here's our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the arena of child injury prevention for August 2018.

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Separating Immigrant Children from Their Parents?

August 21, 2018
I recently talked with two of my colleagues at CHOP about the physical and mental impact of the U.S. policy of separating detained immigrant children from their parents at the Mexican border and how parents and other caregivers can help them heal.

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American College of Surgeons' Statement on Pediatric PTSD

May 15, 2018
The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma released a statement earlier this year, recognizing the prevalence of pediatric PTSD and the body of research showing that PTSD symptoms impact and disrupt a child’s full recovery from an injury.
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