The Yale Child Study Center, the Department of Pediatrics, and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee team at the Unitarian Society of New Haven co-hosted a rally and candlelight vigil on July 12 to protest the conditions migrants are facing at the U.S. - Mexico border.
- July 11, 2019
A candlelight vigil to protest treatment of Mexican and Central American migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, one of a reported 700-plus events around the world, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday on the steps of Hamden Memorial Town Hall.
- May 05, 2019
Entire communities are suffering trauma, individually and collectively. An epidemic of gun violence here and nationwide, racial bias and cultures of police brutality have inflicted trauma on communities of color that seem difficult to heal from.
- April 15, 2019
Joined by Yale faculty, the New Haven Police Department has announced that it will be the first police department in the country to provide all its officers with trauma-informed response training.
- November 14, 2018
At the Child Study Center, we recognize that war takes a physical and emotional toll on servicemembers and their families.
- May 03, 2018
Philip Brooks saw two police officers and two trauma clinicians welcomed by a family into their home Tuesday. He has never seen that happen in St. Louis — yet.
- May 03, 2018
For 25 years, the New Haven Police Department and the Yale Child Study Center have worked together to identify and help families through the emotional trauma they face when confronted with violence or a criminal act.
- June 29, 2017
The report says law enforcement should work to minimize the trauma children could experience. They can do that by detaining the parent or guardian away from the child, explaining what's happening and telling the child he or she isn't at fault and will be safe.
- May 23, 2017
Every time something like the Manchester bombing happens, it can be hard to know just what to say to your kids. This time, since the attack affected families and children, it’s an even more sensitive topic.
- May 17, 2017
The IACP, Yale and the U.S. Department of Justice Launch Groundbreaking Toolkit for Law Enforcement to Help Children Recover from Exposure to Violence and Trauma
Because of their critical role in responding to calls for service, law enforcement officers are uniquely positioned to recognize and identify children who may be traumatized, and to utilize trauma-informed policing practices— both immediately on-scene and beyond the emergency calls for service—that can help to initiate children’s recovery.