Posted 10 October 2019 in News
We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Traumatic Stress virtual special issue called Resilience and Recovery is now live.
Posted 24 September 2019 in JOTS Highlights, Clinical Issues and Treatment by Cody Ding, PhD
There are many children growing up without consistent parental care. Of course, the reasons for lack of consistent parental care vary greatly. Regardless of the causes, we all generally agree that lacking direct care from parents is not a good thing for children, particularly when it is prolonged.
Posted 11 September 2019 in StressPoints, Diversity Issues by Patty Davis, LSCSW, LCSW, IMH-III; Briana Woods-Jaeger, PhD; and Amy R. Beck, PhD
In 2010, our children’s hospital formed the Council on Violence Prevention (COVP) with a mission to reduce the impact of violence on patients and their families through coordination and support of existing and future hospital efforts. Recognizing the importance of, and supporting, direct trauma treatment services in pediatric health care was an early success of the Council. However, health care team members, not wanting to cause unintentional harm to patients and families, recognized how easily this can happen when intervention occurs without knowing patient history.