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The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease

Biomedical researchers increasingly recognize that childhood events, specifically abuse and emotional trauma, have profound and enduring effects on the neuroregulatory systems mediating medical illness as well as on behavior from childhood into adult life. Our understanding of the connection between...
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Anda Felitti
December 18, 2018

Resilience-Building Schools for At-Risk Youth

“This book is essential for pre-service and in-service teachers, school leaders, and mental-health professionals working with youth, as well as policy makers considering how to design schools and programs to foster and build on the resilience youth bring with them...
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The Learning Network
December 18, 2018
Picture of a girl of color in Teen Vogue's fostered and forgotten series Intersectionality, Race & Gender

Fostered or Forgotten Series

For National Foster Care Month, Juvenile Law Center and Teen Vogue have partnered to produce a new series Fostered or Forgotten which explores issues affecting youth and families involved in the child welfare system. Below are some of the most recent articles: Foster Care...
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Teen Vogue
June 20, 2018
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