Parenting can be challenging at the best of times, let alone parenting children through war or refugee contexts. Global conflicts entail many changes for children and their families, with the potential for acute and longer-term impact on well-being and mental health. What can we do to help? Effective parenting can act as a protective shield against the difficulties that children face in challenging times.
We Are the Medicine: Possibilities for Flourishing Through Difficult Times
This session with Dr. Christina Bethell presented new research and approaches to promote child and family well-being using a positive approach to health that fosters self, family and community-led healing of the trauma and adversity concentrated in many of our families and communities today.
The Promise of the Healing-Centered Paradigm in Education
Drawing on extensive doctoral research and professional practice, this lecture with Dr. Angel Acosta invites participants into an exploration of how practitioners and scholars have deliberately integrated the notion of healing into K-12 curricula and professional education.
How to Cope with Stress as a Student – Healthy Minds
Child Mind Institute has created these evidence-based video series in English and Spanish to teach students mental health skills that can help now and for the rest of their lives.
Providers Working with Justice-system Involved Families
This workshop was offered to providers who work with incarcerated or formerly incarcerated parents or the alternate caregivers of children with incarcerated parents.
…But Now I See: Using the Lens of Racial Literacy to Understand Racial Trauma and Promote Justice and Healing
In this presentation, Shawn C.T. Jones, Ph.D. discusses racial literacy as a tool for recognizing racial trauma across a number of systems and life stages. Collectively, we will reflect on how racial seeing and racial noticing are important elements in our mission towards social justice.