KVC is expanding its neuroscience initiative. That includes developing new hands-on brain development tools for professionals and families and sharing information to influence policymaking.
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Highly segregated, low-income neighborhoods such as Ferguson, MO, are experiencing a toxic stress epidemic. As parents become overwhelmed, children miss out on positive interactions needed for healthy brain development.
KVC is one of 15 nonprofit organization selected to participate in an initiative called, “Change in Mind: Applying Neurosciences to Revitalize Communities.”
KVC Health Systems, NYU and Annie E. Casey Foundation Help States Train Foster Parents on Childhood Trauma
For many child welfare professionals, relatives and foster parents, knowing how to help children heal from the damaging effects of childhood traumatic stress has been unclear… until now.