Category Archive: Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress

Jan 23 2015

Beyond the Bandages, Nurses Treat Trauma

traumaA recent study from CHOP and Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing confirms that pediatric trauma nurses are knowledgeable about practicing trauma-informed care, but points to the need for additional nurse training to help families cope after a child’s injury.

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Mar 26 2014

CHOP Pediatric Psychology Experts to Shine at SPPAC

Pediatric psychologyPediatric psychology is embedded into family-centered care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. When a child has a serious or chronic illness, pediatric psychologists listen carefully and empathetically to concerns of the young patient and family while assessing their strengths, coping strategies, and goals.

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Nov 5 2013

Collaborations, Partnerships Highlighted at Violence Prevention Conference

violence preventionThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently lent its support to a major violence prevention conference that brought together researchers, government officials, and community advocates.

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Oct 25 2013

Nancy Kassam-Adams’ Work on Post-Traumatic Stress Featured in NYT Blog

Nancy Kassam-AdamsNancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, of the Hospital’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP), was featured in a recent New York Times Blog Post focusing on post-traumatic stress in children and parents after the child’s sustained an injury.

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