School-Based Mental Health with Dr. Anna Owners
Dr. Anna Owens, Assistant Professor at the College of Psychology at Nova Southeastern University, discusses her areas of expertise within the mental health industry and her passion for helping children gain access to school-based mental health services.
How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris
Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. An impassioned plea for pediatric medicine to confront the prevention and treatment of trauma, head-on. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
Updated Grief Training for Professionals
Lisa Zucker, Certified Thanatologist (grief expert) shares critical NEW knowledge about how grief really works. She tailored this presentation to specifically address the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting in Parkland, Florida. Understanding different types of grief and how what you might consider unhealthy grieving may actually be appropriate and adaptive is SO important to being able to serve your community and to not harm your clients.