Children's Issues Committee Newsletters 2008
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Children's Issues Committee Newsletter Winter 2008
(1) Helping Kids, Victims of Violence by Jill Tucker. (2) Dr. Victor Carrion of Stanford University, knew his treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder in children worked. But he couldn't prove it. (3) A pilot study of a handful of San Francisco Visitacion Valley Middle School students exposed to pervasive community violence had shown the effectiveness of the one-on-one treatment. (4) Middle school principal, Dierke sees the symptoms of PTSD almost daily - the violent and seemingly inexplicable outbursts, the inability to pay attention and the emotional withdrawal, among others. "It's showing up all over the place," Dierke said.
Children's Issues Committee Newsletter Spring 2008
(1) California Attorney General’s Safe from the Start Reducing Children’s Exposure to Violence March 2008. (2) The Abuse of Animals and Domestic Violence: A National Survey of Shelters for Women Who Are Battered By Frank R. Ascione, Ph.D, Claudia V. Weber, M.S., and David S. Wood, Utah State University, Logan, Utah. Originally published in Society and Animals, 1997, 5(3) (summarized). (3) Potential Impact of Violence on Infants & Toddlers (Source: Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System. www.lfcc.on.ca). (4) Family Violence: A Review of the Dysfunctional Behavior Patterns by Sieglinde A. Saenger, M.Ed. (5) Stress Predicts Brain Changes in Children: A Pilot Longitudinal Study on Youth Stress, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and the Hippocampus by Victor G. Carrion, MD, Carl F. Weems, PhD and Allan L. Reiss, MD (Published online March 1, 2007, PEDIATRICS Vol. 119 No. 3 March 2007, pp. 509-516 ).