Spring 2023 postgraduate travel awardees announced
The results of the Yale Child Study Center Spring 2023 round of awards for the department’s postgraduate travel award were announced on May 22. The award which offers $500 toward travel expenses for postgraduate associates attending national or international scientific conferences.
"Raising Children of Peace" ECPC launches new lecture series at Yale Child Study
Can how we raise our children lead to a more peaceful and sustainable world? Hear the voice of Science herald a new era! Learn how Early Childhood Development can build a Culture of Peace and strong foundations for resilience, social justice, and social cohesion.Source: Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC) on Medium
“Salt to the Deep Wound” - The Humanitarian Response to the Turkey-Syria Earthquake: Challenges Ahead
Dr. Kaveh Khoshnood, Faculty Director of the Yale School of Public Health Humanitarian Research Lab, moderated a discussion on January 20 between Karam Alhamad, MPP Candidate Jackson School of Global Affairs and Charles Lister, Director of the Middle East Institute’s Syria and Countering Terrorism & Extremism programs, on the response to the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria and the challenges posed by this complex emergency.
Research on Young Children in Emergencies: Current Evidence and New Directions
A 2022 report by the Moving Minds Alliance, an international collective for early childhood development advocacy, featured the work of YCSC faculty as one of the highlighted studies and initiatives.Source: Moving Minds Alliance
Together for priority: an alliance that unites Yale University and SOS Children's Villages in Colombia
Recently, the Valle del Cauca program received a visit from Yale University in the United States. This event was attended by researcher Angelica Ponguta, from the Yale Child Study Center, and was held within the framework of the "Together for priority ” in which SOS Children's Villages in Colombia participates as a consultant for this project.Source: Aldeas Infantiles SOS
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.
Promoting Love and Peace Across Generations through Science and Global Partnerships
Professor in the Yale Child Study Center Dr. James F. Leckman, leads a team of international scientists, scholars, and practitioners in a special journal publication that underscores the impact that early childhood development initiatives can have on promoting love and peace across generations
Women and children’s rights advocate encourages peace, justice and development
Women and children’s rights advocate Rima Salah spoke to BYU law Students on Sept. 23 after receiving a 2021 Peacemaker Award from the Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution. Salah, Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale Child Study Center, and Chair of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC) encouraged students to get involved and commit to building a peaceful world, starting today.Source: The Daily Universe, Brigham Young University (BYU)
A giant in his field: A global tribute to the life & legacy of child welfare pioneer, Edward Zigler
Scholars around the globe honor the late Edward Zigler—founding father of Head Start and trailblazer in early childhood development, developmental science, and social policy—in a special journal issue.Source: Medium
James Leckman, MD, Receives AACAP’s 2020 Norbert and Charlotte Rieger Award for Scientific Achievement
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) announced James F. Leckman, M.D., Ph.D., Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology at the Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine, as the recipient of AACAP’s 2020 Norbert and Charlotte Rieger Award for Scientific Achievement.Source: Medium
The promise of parent-child education programs on improving parenting practices and reducing stress in conflict-exposed families
Yale led research study shows that early childhood parenting education programs have a positive impact on disciplinary practices and parenting stress for families that experience humanitarian crises such as exposure to conflict, displacement, and economic marginalization.
“I smile for children everywhere!” Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Yale professor, Rima Salah, PhD, commemorates the 30th Anniversary on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). "Let us unite our strengths and reaffirm our commitment to uphold and fulfill the rights of all children wherever they are."Source: Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC)
Representatives of Two Medical School Departments Advocate for Detained Migrant Children
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.