Displaced Children, Youth, and Families Traumatized by War and Violent Conflict in Ukraine and Beyond
Yale Child Study Center Professor James F. Leckman, MD, PhD reflects on a recent international conference in Warsaw, Poland and the mental health needs of displaced children and families traumatized by war.
- June 01, 2022Source: Yale Medicine
In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Uvalde, Tex., experts from the Yale Center for Traumatic Stress and Recovery at the Yale Child Study Center share advice on how to navigate this difficult topic with children.
- April 04, 2022
Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) Assistant Clinical Professor of Social Work Carrie Epstein, LCSW-R has been named Co-Director of the YCSC Center for Traumatic Stress and Recovery (formerly the Childhood Violent Trauma Center, CVTC), alongside Steven Marans, PhD. The Center recently received a 5-year, $3 million Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) award.
- March 31, 2022
The Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) highlighted Social Work Month in order to honor and acknowledge the important work being done by so many in this field at the YCSC. Social workers were asked to share their stories around why they became social workers and what advice they would offer to those new to the field.
- September 21, 2021
A hidden pandemic of COVID-19: How psychologists are helping children who have lost caregivers to COVID-19Source: American Psychological Association
More than 1.5 million children have lost a caregiver during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of them have suffered these types of traumatic experiences. Psychologists explain how traumatic losses can impact children and resources needed to support them.
- June 10, 2021
The Elevate Policy Lab has joined the Yale School of Public Health’s Office of Public Health Practice.
- March 17, 2021
Recognizing the urgent need to ensure the health of women in our communities, Women’s Health Research at Yale and Elevate, the university’s health policy lab, are collaborating to deploy interventions grounded in the latest and most reliable research directly to women and families.
- September 12, 2020Source: New York Times
Parents and experts provide guidance for supporting children to return to school in the COVID-19 pandemic.
- August 26, 2020Source: Yale Medicine
Whether it’s related to COVID-19 or anything else, it’s important to listen.
- August 21, 2020
Experts from Yale Child Study Center, Yale Pediatrics, and Yale New Haven Children's Hospital offered parents advice and solace as they prepare for the start of a new school year during COVID-19.