Recording and bearing witness to a Black person’s death from police violence is in itself traumatizing.
In some Manitoba schools, educators are working to recognize that the most urgent need for children who have experienced trauma is to establish the child’s sense of safety in the school.
When care is equity-oriented, patients report fewer depression and trauma symptoms, less chronic pain and improved quality of life.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice helps demonstrate that the lynching of black people was not the fault of victims. But telling this history risks re-traumatizing the black community.
Childhood trauma impacts women’s health and can be passed from parent to child. New research shows that when new mothers feel supported, the risk of pregnancy complications is reduced.
A new model shows how the Canadian school system can play a healing role - for children traumatized by war, displacement and abuse.