One In Ten – National Children’s Alliance
Engaging the brightest minds working to solve one of the world’s toughest challenges—child abuse. Join National Children’s Alliance for conversations with leading experts on science, law, medicine, morality, and messaging.
How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris
Feb 17, 2015. Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. An impassioned plea for pediatric medicine to confront the prevention and treatment of trauma, head-on.
Traditional Parenting Vs. Trauma-Informed Parenting: Pursuing Connection with Your Child
July 1, 2019. Parenting is not for the faint of heart. Understanding how to best love, teach, and correct our children is something we are continually learning. Add to that, learning to parent kids who have experienced trauma, and things that may have worked for our biological children now seem to have the opposite effect on our kids. In today’s episode, Kristin Berry brings us practical insight and encouragement to help us parent our kids in a way that keep us connected.