Category Archives: Trauma

Bouncing Back- What Dr. Sam Goldstein Says About Resilience

This week, I had the pleasure to meet Dr. Sam Goldstein, who specializes in school psychology, child development and neuropsychology. We got to talking about some of the tough stuff children face and he shared with me the following: Advertisements

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‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special

It focuses on Big Bird’s loss — his nest is ruined, and after it’s been repaired, he returns home only to find that the nest still isn’t safe for habitation. Kudos to PBS! ‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special | … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Concussions

I came across a news release that discussed how ALL children are susceptible to concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), not just young athletes who play contact sports.  In fact, young children are most at risk because they’re less capable of protecting themselves.

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Children and Domestic Violence

UNICEF defines domestic violence or intimate partner violence as “a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviours including physical, sexual and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion used by adults or adolescents against their current or former intimate partners.” Domestic violence can include slapping, … Continue reading

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