MOMS Partnership® Featured in NASEM Report as 'Promising Model'
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."
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.
Yale Launches New Policy Lab to Elevate Mental Health and Disrupt Poverty
Elevate is a new policy laboratory stemming from the successful work of the Mental health Outreach for MotherS (MOMS) Partnership and joining forces with Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY) to apply science to the creation and spread of evidence-based interventions for socially and economically disadvantaged families in partnership with government agencies.
New Haven families celebrate parent leaders and learners
Eighty parents, grandparents, children, and community members gathered in the Cohen Auditorium at the Yale Child Study Center on February 28, 2018 to celebrate the first graduates of the Parents, Partners, and Peers (PPP) program sponsored by the Comer School Development Program (SDP) at the Yale Child Study Center.
YCSC - Ft. Peck Telepsychiatry Partnership Begins for the Sioux and Assiniboine Tribes
Dorothy Stubbe, MD, Associate Professor in the Child Study Center and Program Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training program, and Kristine Goins, a Chief Clinical Fellow, had the honor of launching psychiatric services to the children in the Ft. Peck Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) School-Based Health Centers during a week-long trip to the Montana reservation January 15-20th.
Four mindful back-to-school questions to build emotional intelligence
Too few classrooms today are teaching the tenets of emotional intelligence. It takes a team effort on the part of the parents and teachers to help young learners more effectively communicate and regulate how they’re feeling. So where should parent-teacher collaborations start? Marc Brackett, Ph.D., Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, and Chris Frank, director of research initiatives at Class Dojo, outline four questions parents and teachers can ask young learners that will help to spot issues early, and identify concerns and opportunities to spark a more meaningful conversation with them about emotions.
Female excellence is the rule, not the exception, in new summer program
A new initiative of the Yale Center for Health & Learning Games, created by Dr. Lynn Fiellin, ForAGirl is open to young women who are participating in the Yale Pathways to Science program, the university’s long-running summer program aimed at encouraging middle and high school students from New Haven schools to pursue careers in the sciences. Within Pathways, young scholars select a more specific track; ForAGirl is the latest of these specialized pathways. Its focus is to promote the engagement of female high school students in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields as well as medicine and research, where even today, women are drastically underrepresented.