Okay, we’ve got it: Not “What’s wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?” That explosive outburst? The child who cannot concentrate at school? The domestic violence survivor who is in a constant state of hyper-vigilance? Yes, most of us in family services are now able to recognize trauma-symptoms and respond with empathy… most of the time But what does it mean to be truly trauma-informed? For a start, it means that we have patience with others and ourselves as we seek to acquire the skills and attitudes of a trauma-informed practice. Calling out other people for being judgmental? Yes, this and many other ironies litter the path of learning this new language because we just so enjoy being right! It is easy to become smug or ‘preachy’ when we have all these…
The Cost of Caregiving
Cronkite News would like to hear about your experience as a caregiver for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
State Sen. Daylin Leach Tangles With Trump Through Twitter
Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach took to Twitter to post an expletive-laced tweet against President Trump, according to the Associated Press. Leach, who is Jewish, was defending an unnamed Texas lawmaker after Trump made a remark about “destroying” the lawmaker’s career, the AP reported. Trump had told a Texas sheriff at a Feb. 7 White …
What exactly is a Jewish community center?
In the wake of the bomb hoaxes, a look at how JCCs serve Jews and non-Jews of all ages.
What did Susan B. Anthony do?
Welcome to the Civics Practice Test Videos! These short videos simulate the civics portion of the naturalization test. You can watch the videos in order or s...
What kinds of measurement problems are common among improvement organizations?
IHI Senior Scientist Gareth Parry, MSc, PhD, explains what kinds of measurement problems improvement organizations commonly experience. Transcript: In both m...
How what you eat may affect mental health
A new field of study called nutritional psychiatry looks at how diet can impact conditions like depression
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
How to transplant a tree
A gardening expert offers tips for digging up a tree, moving it to its new home and re-planting it — all without killing it.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…