Results for: Trauma

The Meaning of a Moment

The Meaning of a Moment

What’s the value of life if not the sum of every moment lived? Learn to embrace each moment before they become memories.

Can Childhood Trauma Make You Sick?

Can Childhood Trauma Make You Sick?

Trauma has a huge impact on us. Learn more about this important topic and how you can make a difference in the lives of vulnerable youth.

Grief- Is That What This Is?

Grief- Is That What This Is?

If you’ve been wondering what that confusing, painful ache in your chest is, it might very well be grief. For those that are struggling, we’ve got five tips to help you move through those heavy feelings.

Child Sexual Abuse- A Betrayal of the Innocent

Child Sexual Abuse- A Betrayal of the Innocent

In the United States, 1 out of every 5 children will be sexually assaulted before their eighteenth birthday. To illustrate that statistic: in a class of thirty children, at least six have or will be sexually abused.

Faces of Youth Dynamics- Resilience

 "I knew I would be okay" This video is the first in a new series, Faces of Youth Dynamics, that examines the personal chronicles of the people who make up Youth Dynamics.  Each person has a unique story of resilience, adventure, or persistence which has led to a...

Tips For Supporting A Child With Trauma History

Tips For Supporting A Child With Trauma History

Steam Powered Family - March 7, 2018 Supporting a child with trauma history is not easy or straight forward. Trauma exposure changes everything for a child. It changes the way their brains work, the way they perceive the world, and the way their instincts react to...

Building Resilience in Children – 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies

Building Resilience in Children – 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies

All children are capable of extraordinary things. There is no happiness gene, no success gene, and no ‘doer of extraordinary things’ gene. The potential for happiness and greatness lies in all of them, and will mean different things to different kids. We can’t change...

Rescuing Julia Twice: Overcoming Reactive Attachment Disorder

Rescuing Julia Twice: Overcoming Reactive Attachment Disorder

Everyday Health - April 29, 2014 by Tina Traster Our pediatrician, Dr. T, couldn't have been more pleased with Julia's progress. At 18 months, my baby was in the 95th percentile for her weight. She was talking, walking, her muscle tone was excellent. All good signs...

Exposure to Abuse May Lead to Poor Heart Health in Kids

Exposure to Abuse May Lead to Poor Heart Health in Kids

More interventions needed to treat problem before adulthood. MedPage Today - December 18, 2017 by Molly Walker Children and adolescents who suffer adversity, including abuse, throughout childhood tend to have poorer cardiometabolic health, according to an American...

Echoes of the Past: Childhood Incarceration and Adult Health

Echoes of the Past: Childhood Incarceration and Adult Health

Law enforcement in the United States arrests 1.3 million youth and children every year. In Montana alone, over 4,000 youth were arrested in 2014. These high numbers make it crucial to learn how involvement with the justice system influences the development and health...