Childcare professionals endured higher rates of depression, stress, and asthma during the pandemic, U.S. study reveals
U.S. childcare professionals had increased rates of potentially diagnosable depression, stress, and moderate to severe asthma following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent study by the Yale CARES team, an interdisciplinary group based at the Yale Child Study Center.
Yale Child Study Center faculty and staff engage in inclusive searches training as part of on-going efforts to foster increased diversity, equity, and inclusion
On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, fifty members of the Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) community joined together on Zoom for a special 90-minute training on inclusive practices in hiring.
Ensuring Bone Health for Adolescents Identifying as Transgender
With a grant from Women's Health Research at Yale, Dr. Stuart Weinzimer, in collaboration with Drs. Thomas Carpenter and Christy Olezeski, is using sophisticated methods to obtain a picture of the dynamic process of bone development in adolescents undergoing gender-affirming hormone therapy.
Gibson & Hoffman Complete Closer to Free Ride
On September 10, 2022, Yale Child Study Center staff members Famatta Gibson, LMSW and Dana Hoffman, LCSW each participated in the Smilow Cancer Center Closer to Free Ride. This was Gibson’s and Hoffman’s fifth year participating and raising funds to support cancer research and care, though they had never met until just before this year’s race.
Emotional Intelligence: Combatting The College Mental Health Crisis
Students' emotional needs are woven into the tapestry of their physical, social, and intellectual needs. An emphasis on emotional intelligence is critical to equipping college communities to care for their students’ mental well being.Source: Forbes
Documentary Honoring Life and Legacy of Sterling Professor Zigler Premieres at Yale
On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, a new documentary titled "A Tribute to Edward Zigler 1930-2019: The Man, His Work, His Legacy" honoring Sterling Professor Ed Zigler, Ph.D. premiered with a live audience at the Yale Child Study Center.
How to Talk to a Friend Who Has Lost Someone to Suicide
Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry, and in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, spoke to Verywell Mind about the importance of spending time with a friend if they have lost someone to suicide.Source: Verywell Mind
Fiddle Foundation Marks 20 Years of Supporting Adults with Autism and Eight Years Funding Community-based Work at Yale
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism was founded in 2002 as first non-profit and only all-volunteer run organization to focus on adult autism in the U.S. In 2014, the foundation joined with the Yale Child Study Center to launch The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Research Fund, led by Assistant Clinical Professor Roger Jou, MD, PhD, MPH.
As a U.S. Department of State 'Preferred Partner' for Ukrainian Children, The Moodsters Children's Foundation Leads a Trauma and Bereavement Team to Italy to Help Displaced Ukrainian Refugees
Denise Daniels, RN, MS, director of The Moodsters Children's Foundation and Robin Stern, PhD, co-founder and associate director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, will lead an all-volunteer disaster response team to Italy on behalf of thousands of Ukrainians who have found refuge there.Source: Yahoo News
Yale Child Study Center Tic and OCD Program Designated Center of Excellence
Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) Associate Professors Thomas Fernandez, MD and Michael Bloch, MD were recently notified by the Tourette Association of America (TAA) that the center’s Tic and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Program has been renewed as a TAA Center of Excellence.
Study on Climate Concerns & “Eco-Anxiety” in Children Receives International Attention
Yale Child Study Center Associate Research Scientist Laelia Benoit, M.D., Ph.D. is a French and Brazilian child and adolescent psychiatrist whose recent study titled The Climate Emotions and Actions in Children and Adolescents has attracted attention in France's top national newspaper, Le Monde, with a feature about young people's commitment to fighting climate change.
NIH Autism Center of Excellence Program Includes Yale Researchers
The National Institutes of Health recently announced $100 million in awards over five years to support nine Autism Centers of Excellence (ACEs), one of which is a collaborative effort at the University of Virginia (UVA) involving several Yale faculty members.
New YCSC Column “On Leadership” to Address the Importance of Connection, Collaboration, and Adopting a Service Leadership Mindset
YCSC Associate Research Scientist Daryn David, PhD is developing a new monthly on-line column, On Leadership, to address the importance of connection, collaboration, and embodying a service leadership mindset for flourishing both professionally and personally.
Yale Autism Institute Announces Record Number of Registrants
With over 400 registrants from around the world, the July 2022 Yale Autism Summer Institute was the largest to date hosted by the Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) Social and Affective Neuroscience of Autism (SANA) Program and Autism Center of Excellence (ACE).