A work placement is integral to a degree in social work. But many people who have a history with the justice system would be denied a working with children check, which most placements require.
Rosselló's corruption is just the latest in a string of disasters for Puerto Ricans -- but it also created an opportunity for a stressed community to come together.
Untreated trauma is dangerous as it may develop into other mental health complications that lead to drug abuse, depression, anger and hatred.
Poverty, traumatic experiences, and gender inequalities, directly increased HIV-risk behaviours such as having unprotected sex and having multiple sexual partners.
Dissociation occurs when a person experiences being disconnected from their memories, feelings, actions, thoughts, body and even their identity. And one in ten might be affected.
Parenting: attachment is not, and has never been, the only way.
The education system is failing some of the country's most vulnerable children.
Aboriginal mothers in prison feel intergenerational trauma and the forced removal of their children are the most significant factors impacting their health and well-being.
Usually people recover from concussions in a few days, or weeks at most. But 1-10% will still have symptoms three months later.
Trauma results in 41 million emergency department visits a year and hundreds of thousands of deaths. May is National Trauma Awareness month, and two experts explain why it's time to pay attention.
In her fragmentary family memoir, Cynthia Banham interweaves narratives of war and migration with her own traumatic plane crash - ultimately reclaiming her identity in the process.
Reported abuses include serving moldy bread, delaying medical care and subjecting detainees to sexual harassment, sexual assault and bullying.
As a society, we often don’t think about how legal professionals might be affected by the work that they do.
A policy response focused on reducing prescription opioids will not resolve North America's opioid crisis. And it is hurting many adults who live with otherwise unbearable chronic pain.
Parents must encourage open conversations with their children from a young age.
Depression can affect people at any stage in life – here, an expert in psychology answers a young reader's question about how to help.
In a landmark ruling by a Victorian court, a former Age journalist has successfully sued for damages after consistently covering traumatic cases in her job.
Added to the complications of dealing with such a unique type of loss, is the fact that many people feel uncomfortable talking about personal issues with their colleagues.
Memory is traumatic but also important in Holocaust remembrance. It also serves a critical role in providing lessons for the future.
Research found that burns were most common among children under five years.