Traumatic Stress Chronicles:
Read the latest edition of our newsletter. In this issue:
- Meeting the technical, professional, and personal demands of a lasting pandemic
- The decisions and planning behind our virtual 8th Biennial Trauma Conference
- Bonded by mission, we acted fast and with resolve through pandemic uncertainties
- Pandemic fails to interrupt community support and services from NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore
Power of Parenting:
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) has created resources to address the behavioral health needs of children, families, and communities impacted by COVID-19.
Addressing Fears and Feelings From Prior Losses
Helping Children Cope With the Impending Death of a Loved One
Mourning the Death of a Loved One
How to Help Your Child After the Death of a Sibling from Substance Use or Overdose
How to Help Your Child After a Parent or Caregiver Dies
Trauma can have a profound impact on children and their families.
If your child has experienced:
- Community Violence
- Domestic Abuse
- Sexual Abuse
- Loss of a Loved One
It can cause unusual behaviors, such as:
No one should have to suffer from the effects of trauma alone.
The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress is here to help your family find answers.
You and your child will benefit from our:
- Evidence based treatments
- Expert team of licensed social workers, psychiatrists, nurses, and mental health counselors
- Extensive research efforts to discover policies and practices that best support children and families
Elizabeth Thompson, former director of the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress at Kennedy Krieger Institute, provides tips to help parents detect stresses in their child and describes how the Traumatic Stress Center works with families to overcome trauma.
Help is just a phone call away.
To make an appointment at the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress,
please contact our Intake Coordinator at (443) 923-5980 or CCFTraumaticStressIntake@KennedyKrieger.org
In the event of an emergency, please contact 911 immediately