Texas Children's Hospital now deploys highly trained clinicians to the two mobile units that provide health care services like immunizations, nutrition, education, and referrals to medical and social services to children.
'The PTSD and grief are showing up more now because, in the immediate aftermath after a natural disaster, people go into survival mode,' Dr. Julie Kaplow said.Ensuring representation: A Q&A with Andy Canales, of Latinos for Education Dr. Julie Kaplow, the trauma's center director, notes that although it has been more than two years since the storm ravaged the city, there are strong reasons why the psychological wounds are just now been treated. "The PTSD and grief are showing up more now because in the immediate aftermath after a natural disaster, people go into survival mode," Kaplow said."Parents may not be in tune to the child's mental health when they are fixated on getting their home rebuilt, or how they are going to get food or shelter." The two mobile units with specially trained clinicians periodically visit Liberty High School, Wisdom High School and Benavidez Elementary School — three Houston Independent School District campuses identified as having the greatest need. The two mobile units with specially trained clinicians periodically visit Liberty High School, Wisdom High School, and Benavidez Elementary School - three Houston Independent School District (HISD) campuses identified as having the greatest need. Claudia Deschamps The collaboration, according to Gwendolyn Johnson, the school district's director of Health and Medical Services, offers the remarkable element of providing care to children where they are. "Through this partnership, we are able to serve this community better and ensure that traumatized or grieving children who may not be able to access care at the hospital have the ability to receive best-practice mental health care — the same quality of care Texas Children's provides to all of their patients," says Johnson. The program is made possible through the Harvey Resiliency and Recovery Program and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. Therapists at the mobile units are bilingual, and all assessment tools and treatment manuals are available in Spanish. For Sazo, the therapy also takes into consideration the patient's cultural elements. "The lexicon used to describe natural disasters does not translate the same to Spanish, so utilizing more culturally-appropriate language is key. Also, it's important to understand that Latino children may have been at-risk due to immigration status or the perceived danger that comes with seeking support if they are undocumented," he said."A major component to consider during treatment is understanding valid concerns the family, as a whole, could be going through." The mobile units have a screening tool that asks parents if the child has experienced a traumatic event. "If the answer is yes," Kaplow said, they get introduced to the trauma and grief therapist right away,"and the therapist asks the parent if they are comfortable with us asking the child more questions about their experience." The team of therapists evaluates each child's symptoms in an initial assessment and checks on their symptoms every four to six weeks to make adjustments as necessary. Additionally, once a child has completed their therapy, the team brings them back six months later and a year later, to assess them yet again. This story appears as part of coverage for “NBC News Learn Presents: Education Now Houston,” a two-hour live community event supported by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. For more information, go to Read more: NBC News
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LIVVIA to Open for Jonas Brothers on Texas Tour Dates: ExclusiveRising pop star LIVVIA, who scored a top 40 radio hit with 'Damn' this year, is set to bring the heat in Texas when she opens for the Jonas Brothers on their Sept. 25-27 tour dates. paniiiic 🙂PanicAtTheDisco Purple...she makes it look good.
How to Make Texas Queso Without the Processed Cheese'In Texas, we try to have as many occasions as possible to eat queso.” I can’t believe I watched that video: cheese, cornstarch, milk and microwave. 😂 Don't. If it doesn't have processed cheese IT ISN'T TEXAS QUESO now is it?
Texas high school student has 'medical emergency' after vaping, officials sayA Houston-area high school student fell ill after vaping and was rushed to the hospital on Monday evening, officials said. legalize unnatural things treat the consequences with more unnatural things the perfect money circle ... commercialized pharma V nature? More people are at risk of dying from being fat than people who smoke. They complain about the smell but you don't hear people bitching about their fat ass smelling like rotten cheese. Discrimination against smokers caused this shit. Processed foods kill more people than tobacco. ok since this didn't appear to be happening before has anyone done biological/chemical weapons check on the fluids used in the devices of those injured/deceased?
After mass shootings, gun advocates in Texas worry about a political shiftGuns are deeply ingrained in the culture of Texas, where learning to shoot is a common rite of passage and even some gun control proponents own firearms. But there are signs that Texas is getting less gun-friendly. 'They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.' Isaiah 2:4 Now, can they turn their guns into hoes? Someone needs to ask that gun-totin' priest and bible thumping AmmoSexuals: 'Did your Lord Jesus carry a sword or a cross? WWJD?' What part of shall not be infringed in the constitution in the Bill of Rights does the mainstream media not understand? What's the low IQ of the gun collectors in mainstream media really at 60? Or lower? Do they really want a civil war? I believe they do they want blood Jesus lord my god bless this nation's guns!!
In Texas, a Lone House Democrat Has an ‘A’ Rating From the N.R.A. Can He Survive?Henry Cuellar is the lone House Democrat from Texas with an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association. He voted this year to expand background checks for gun buyers, endangering his NRA support. An A rating from a terrorist organization ought to disqualify one from public service. Henry Cuellar should be a good example for CorruptTrump, his corrupt family, and his comrades in his regime Background checks are not 'anti-gun'. Shouldn't affect his rating, at all.
Around the Table with Beto O’Rourke: Texas voters talk guns, racism and immigration“We need a bulldog in there.” Three Texan voters join Beto O'Rourke at his dinner table for a candid discussion about guns, racism, immigration and more. byronpitts hosts: Watch the full clip: byronpitts democratsoncrack byronpitts well, that was a waste of bandwidth byronpitts Why are you giving this 1% far-left loser all this airtime He’s losing. BADLY.