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Jan 25, 2017
Katy Reckdahl - The Hechinger Report
For Tulane University psychology chair Stacy Overstreet, a leader of the five-school collaborative, work with Crocker and other trauma-sensitive schools flows from her work in New Orleans’ public-housing projects, where she found shockingly high rates of children suffering the psychological effects of being exposed to violence. And when trauma and chaos are ongoing and chronic, the effects are even worse, she concluded.
#Child Maltreatment #Prevention Intervention
Dec 16, 2016
Joe Halm - Tulane News
For seven years, Catherine Burnette, an assistant professor in the Tulane School of Social Work, has researched violence against indigenous women and the related health disparities. Her recently published article, “Historical Oppression, Resilience, and Transcendence: Can a Holistic Framework Help Explain Violence Experienced by Indigenous People?”, was published this November in Social Work, a journal of the National Association of Social Workers.
#Sexual Violence #Societal Structural
Nov 14, 2016
Kathryn Doyle - Reuters
“I think we often may overlook the impact of just witnessing violence or living in communities with higher violence,” Theall told Reuters Health by email. “Furthermore, it’s important to think about the connections between community violence (often stemming from larger structural forces and lack of infrastructure and investment in some neighborhoods), what that does for violence and other stressors in the home, and the ultimate impact on those most vulnerable like children.”
#Community Violence #Epidemiology
Sep 19, 2016
Staff - Gambit Weekly
Sarah Gray, an assistant profes-sor of psychology at Tulane University, was awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant through the Brain and Behavior Re-search Foundation. The two-year, $70,000 grant will fund the study of the development of children who have been exposed to trauma.
#Child Maltreatment #Mental Health Psychological
Sep 06, 2016
Barri Bronston - Tulane News
Sarah Gray, an assistant professor of psychology at Tulane University, has been awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant through the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.
#Child Maltreatment #Mental Health Psychological

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