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The Raising of America

February, 2015

The Raising of America - Wounded Places: Confronting Childhood PTSD in America’s Shell-Shocked Cities
Dr. Carrion appears in this forthcoming documentary series for national PBS broadcast and video release that examines the effects that children, especially children of color living in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty, show from unrelenting structural racism, street violence, domestic instability and other adversities that demonstrate symptoms that resemble post-traumatic stress disorder. Access the episode description »

 

Ravenswood school district to integrate mindfulness, yoga into regular curriculum

January 22, 2015

Palo Alto Weekly
Dr. Carrion discusses the benefits of the new health and wellness program in partnership with the Sonima Foundation and the Ravenswood School District in integrating mindfulness, yoga into the regular curriculum. Access full text of article »

 

East Palo Alto: Yoga coming to Ravenswood City School District

January 21, 2015

San Jose Mercury News
Dr. Carrion talks about the yoga-based health and wellness program in partnership with the Sonima Foundation and the Ravenswood City School District that is employing a multi-method approach
that involves biology, physiology and psychology
assessments on kids to address mindfulness and nutrition.
Access full text of article »

 

Can Yoga Turn Around East Palo Alto Schools’ Drop-Out Rate?

January 21, 2015

CBS Local News
Sonima Foundation highlights the health and wellness program in partnership with Stanford University and the Ravenswood School District that is aimed to lower dropout rates by launching a program that includes yoga and mindfulness. Access full text of article »

 

The Raising of America

November 12, 2014

The Raising of America - Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation
Dr. Carrion appears in this forthcoming documentary series for national PBS broadcast and video release that reframes how we look at early child health and development. It illustrates how a strong start for all our kids can lead to a healthier, stronger and more equitable America.

 

 

Dealing With Psychological Trauma in Children

September 8, 2014

Psychology Today
Dr. Carrion discusses the expected reactions to traumatic events in children and the typical manifestations of childhood PTSD. Access full text of article »

 

Public Forum: Talking About Race: Science, Politics, Art

May 31, 2014

The Public Theater Anna Deavere Smith Works At The Aspen Institute And The American Museum of Natural History
Leading artists and academics take the stage for a conversation about race in 2014 in response to two seminal conversations from history in a performance from excerpts of Mike Wallace’s 1959 interview with Lorraine Hansberry, as well as from Margaret Mead’s legendary 1971 conversation with James Baldwin. Dr. Carrion is featured here in giving a discussion that views
race through the lens of contemporary science. Access performance program »

 

Sonima Foundation on PBS Special featuring "Low-income students combat stress with mindfulness"

March 29, 2014

Sonima Foundation
Sonima Foundation highlights on the story on PBS about yoga being taught at Cesar Chavez Academy
in East Palo Alto, California, in order to combat PTSD in Junior High School kids. Access full text of article »

 

East Palo Alto School Implements Yoga for Students

March 29, 2014

The Campanile
Stanford University researchers John Rettger and Michael Fu teach seventh grade students at Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto to cope with their stress by practicing yoga. Access full text of article »


 

Trauma is Normal and Needs To Be Treated

March 28, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly
Dr. Carrion advises intervention to stem effects of abuse and the need for treatment for individuals who have experienced traumatic events.
Access full text of article »

 

Teaching Mindfulness to At-Risk Kids

March 17, 2014

KALW Local Public Radio
City Visions talks with educators and researchers about an innovative program at Stanford that is helping kids address stress through mindfulness
and yoga. Listen! »

 

Low-Income Students Combat Stress With Mindfulness

March 3, 2014

"At Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto, Calif., 7th graders are learning yoga as a way to cope with the stress of life in a community rife with homelessness, shootings and gang war trauma. By teaching these children to pay close attention to their breathing and movements, Stanford University researchers are hoping they will focus better in school and beyond." Access full text of article »

 

 

Med students awarded Schweitzer Fellowships lead health-care programs for underserved youth

January 2, 2014

Two Stanford School of Medicine students are among the 11 recipients of this year’s Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Michael Fu and Karen Hong, both second-year med students, chose projects that align with their personal values of providing community service and working with youth. Access full text of article »

 

 

How to Talk to Children About Gun Violence, From Packard Children’s Hospital Trauma Expert

CarrionMarch 18, 2013

"Grim images of gun incidents spanning from Newtown, Conn., to Los Angeles have filled news reports of late, presenting a challenge for parents whose children are exposed to these events, whether by television, newspaper or the Internet. And with the Senate Judiciary Committee's March 14 vote to ban assault weapons and boost funding for school security, gun violence is a topic that continues to be very much in the public eye." Access full text of article »

 

How to Talk to Children About Gun Violence

March 25, 2013

Stanford professor, Dr. Carrion, joined radio host, Ronn Owens, and took listener calls on how to talk to children about gun violence. Listener inquiries and Dr. Carrion's discussion created a fascinating forum describing how PTSD is changing kids lives. Listen! »

 

 

Kids These Days! Stressed Out Kids: Early Life Stress Research at Stanford

Stressed ChildMay 18, 2011

Dr. Kletter discusses caregiver stress - the stress of being the parent or the person in charge. Parents may be unaware of how the way in which they handle stress (or don't) is being observed and absorbed by their kids. Listen to Dr. Kletter discuss the Early Life Stress Research Program at Stanford University research on kids and stress and the development of treatment methods to help stressed kids become more resilient. Listen! »

 

NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis looks at the mental well being of Tennessee’s youth

July 8, 2011

NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis
Dr. Carrion discusses how traumatic stress impacts the physical and psychological development of children.

 

Childhood trauma linked to higher rates of mental health problems and obesity, says Stanford/Packard psychiatrist

CarrionJune 8, 2011

Inside Stanford Medicine
Dr. Carrion describes research findings that suggest children exposed to traumatic events are more susceptible to learning and behavior problems and obesity. Access full text of article »

 

 

Exploring the Link Between Child Abuse and Brain Chemistry

April 11, 2011

City Visions Radio
Dr. Carrion, Katie Albright, and Dr. Nadine Burke speak about the impact of post-traumatic stress on child development. Listen »

 

 

Michigan On-Court Tragedy Tests School Coping Skills

Education World, 2011

Dr. Carrion provides guidelines for educators about how to respond to trauma in the school. Access full text of article »

 

 

 

Talking to kids about the Haiti earthquake

Dr. Carrion discusses common reactions to natural disasters and how parents can provide support to their children

 

Science Bulletins: Brains Change with Trauma

YouTube Video
American Museum of Natural History

 

Stanford Cue Centered Treatment Presentations

Strom, L. (2011). “Treating children with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a school based setting: An introduction to Stanford Cue Centered Therapy (CCT)”. Presented March 26, 2011 at the national American Counseling Association (ACA) conference, New Orleans, LA.

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