With YNHHS Innovation Award, CHATogether Aims to Help Adolescents, Families
Compassionate Home, Action Together (CHATogether) Family Intervention was recently named among the 2022 hospital innovation track recipients of the Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS) Innovation Awards. Hospital innovation track submissions were selected for their potential to immediately offer positive impact to health system workflows and were reviewed by system experts across clinical, IT and finance domains.
Despite Precautions, COVID-19 Pandemic Disproportionately Impacts People From Minoritized Backgrounds
A new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine has found that people from racial and ethnic minoritized backgrounds have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic despite being more likely to engage in health and safety precautions than their white counterparts.
MASKING IN EARLY CHILD CARE PROGRAMS LINKED TO FEWER CLOSURES
Our results found that early child care programs where child care providers endorsed child masking for children 2 years and older were 13% less likely to close due to COVID-19 compared with centers that did not mask children.Source: MedicalResearch.com
The Impact of COVID-19 on Inpatient Psychiatry Resident Supervision
In a Letter to the Editor published in the October 2020 edition of Academic Psychiatry, William Coe, MD, MPH, Second-Year Resident, and Hun Millard, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, outline the impact of COVID-19 on inpatient psychiatry resident supervision.Source: Academic Psychiatry
Yale Health Experts Say Behavioral, Mental Health Support Key For Back To School
The pandemic is raising questions about what’s best for children as they head into a new school year, as many schools continue to finalize plans for this fall and parents make individual decisions for their families.Source: WNPR
5 Steps for Using Stories to Help Kids Navigate their World
Kids are incredibly observant. In a time of so much uncertainty and change, they are asking critical and important questions about their world. How can parents and educators help them address their curiosities, confusions, and concerns in ways that promote understanding and empathy? Stories are powerful resources for helping kids of all ages understand themselves as well as the world around them.Source: EDU Scholastic Blog
Trauma-informed Parenting in the Age of COVID-19
We are living through a period of uncertainty that is unprecedented in our lifetimes. Recommendations for physical distancing, worries about health and finances, and juggling work and childcare responsibilities can lead to considerable stress for parents. These and other burdens are experienced disproportionately by black and brown communities, frontline workers, the poor, and caregivers of children with disabilities.
From Trauma to Resilience
In the era of COVID-19, discussions about childhood trauma and adversity are especially critical. The pandemic has magnified differences in the social determinants of health, worsened social isolation, increased exposure to death and illness, and exacerbated domestic violence.
Handling Regression During COVID-19
Many parents are noticing regression in their young children’s development during the current COVID-19 crisis. Regression in a child’s development adds significantly to parents’ already high levels of worry, but knowing the role regression has in development can alleviate anxiety and help parents understand their children’s behavior.
Wondering How Your Children Are Doing During COVID-19? Watch Them Play
As parents of young children are struggling to cope during an unprecedented frightening and difficult time, they might be worried about how their children are doing. Imaginative play allows young children to express thoughts and feelings they are unable to put into words.
Interview with Dr. Nathan A. Fox, 2020 Gesell Lecture Visiting Professor, about COVID-19
Dr. Nathan A. Fox, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology at the University of Maryland, discusses his research on children’s brain development in the context of COVID-19. Dr. Fox is the 2020 Gesell Lecture Visiting Professor.
Parents: How to Handle TMI
TMI is compounded by our constant exposure to information, making it harder to discern fact from fiction about the current crisis. Now more than ever, while so many aspects of parenting are challenging, let’s focus here on parental handling of TMI, including how to talk to your child.