Resources for Early Childhood Development

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Wounded Places

What happens to children and neighborhoods shaken by trauma and toxic stress? What does it take to heal?

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Trailer - Wounded Places

Wounded Places chronicles the stories of children shaken by violence and adversity and asks not “What's wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?"

Tags: trauma, stress
Additional Tags: Episode 4, Wounded Places

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Adversity in Your Environment

When the ACE survey included questions about racism, safety and violence, researchers discovered that 37% of Philadelphians reported four or more ACEs.

Tags: trauma, stress
Additional Tags: Episode 4, Wounded Places

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Suspended from Kindergarten?

In 2012, in Connecticut alone, almost 2,000 children 6 years and under—overwhelmingly black and Latino—were suspended from kindergarten and preschool.

Tags: trauma, public policy
Additional Tags: Episode 4, Wounded Places

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"Bad" Kids or Injured Kids?

Children who experience violence, neglect, hunger, housing insecurity, abuse and other serious trauma in their early years may experience PTSD-like symptoms, which makes healthy learning and development all that more challenging.

Tags: trauma, stress
Additional Tags: environment, Episode 4, PTSD, Wounded Places

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Trauma Right Around the Corner

We know that people who’ve suffered trauma are often left not only with physical but also psychological injuries.

Tags: trauma
Additional Tags: Episode 4, Wounded Places

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The Stressors Can Be Relentless on the Brain

Many children in our society feel like a truck is coming at them all day long, for more days than not, and this really takes a toll.

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All You Heard Was Pow-Pow-Pow-Pow

Children don't need to be injured to be hurt. Chronic stress, adversity and trauma can hurt them just as much.

Tags: trauma, stress
Additional Tags: Episode 4, Wounded Places

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Violence is the Symptom of the Problem

Healing the hurt of young people begins with asking not, “What’s wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?”

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Discussion Guide - Wounded Places

Discussion Guide for Wounded Places (Episode 4)

Tags: trauma, stress
Additional Tags: Episode 4, Wounded Places

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