Child Study Center News
It is normal for some students to experience back-to-school stress. Many challenges come with the start of a new school year. This article is geared toward the typical stressors of starting or returning to school, and is not intended to focus on students showing severe cases of anxiety or depression.
- August 09, 2019
This supportive and interactive workshop is designed to help children with chronic or recurrent pain, and their caregivers, learn strategies to better manage pain and improve day to day function.
- August 06, 2019
The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership of Drexel University College of Medicine will award its 2020 Marion Spencer Fay Award to Marina Picciotto, PhD, Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine.
- August 02, 2019
The gargantuan microscope is being built, dedicated to the study of tiny organisms—zebrafish. Ellen Hoffman, MD, PhD ’14, assistant professor in the Child Study Center and of neuroscience, will use this microscope to perform whole-brain functional imaging in zebrafish to better understand the function of genes that increase the risk of autism.
- July 31, 2019
While some may think of academics and play as mutually exclusive, others argue that it’s important to embed the brain-boosting practice of play into the skill-building activities of academics. This summer, the Gesell Program in Early Childhood partnered with New Haven Public Schools to launch a play-based learning pilot focused on pre-K through grade 3.
- July 30, 2019
On July 24th, a small group gathered to honor Jesse Budkus, RN, Karen Lamy, CTRS, and Laurie Cardona, PsyD, each of whom celebrated 30 years of service at the Children’s Psychiatric Inpatient Service.
- July 26, 2019
The MOMS Partnership® is identified as a "Promising Model" in a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine titled, "Vibrant and Health Kids: Aligning Science, Practice, and Policy to Advance Health Equity."
- July 23, 2019
Starting in September, thousands of children and families who use the clinical services of the Yale Child Study Center will receive those services in a new facility that is designed to provide easier access, enhance the patient experience, and promote collaboration among clinicians.
- July 19, 2019
Amy F.T. Arnsten, PhD, recently named as the Albert E. Kent Professor of Neuroscience and of Psychology, studies molecular influences on higher cognitive function, with the aim of developing rational therapies for mental illness and for age-related cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
- July 16, 2019
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.