HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
NYU Child Study Center receives grant from the American Red Cross September 11 recovery program

NEW YORK, February 23, 2005 The NYU Child Study Center is pleased to announce the creation of the Silver Shield Life Enrichment & Continued Care Program which will be offered to widows and children of firefighters, policemen, emergency medical service and port authority personnel whose lives were lost as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. This project was supported by a September 11 recovery grant from the American Red Cross Liberty Disaster Relief Fund. The program offers a new emphasis on life enrichment programming for bereaved parents as well as continued screening of children at key life transition points.

Following 9/11, both the Child Study Center and the Silver Shield Foundation recognized the need to address the mental health needs of the children bereaved by the loss of a parent on September 11th to ensure educational and other life success in the long-term. With initial funding from the Silver Shield Foundation received in February 2002, the Child Study Center developed a comprehensive outreach, assessment and intervention program to offer counseling services to approximately 500 children and adolescents and their families.

"In our research and work during the past 3 years it has become clear that the children in these families are often functioning much better than their caregivers," said Marylene Cloitre, Ph.D., Cathy and Stephen Graham Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Director of the Institute for Trauma and Stress at the NYU Child Study Center. "In fact, the mothers who are participating in the program are experiencing levels of distress two times higher than national norms." Cloitre added, "Studies show that symptom severity in children is strongly associated with maternal mental health problems. This September 11 recovery grant from the American Red Cross Liberty Disaster Relief Fund will allow the Child Study Center to help promote the mental health of the mothers which is critical to ensur
'"/>

Contact: Danielle Grillo
danielle.grillo@med.nyu.edu
212-263-2479
New York University Child Study Center
22-Feb-2005


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Child care may affect entire communitys risks of infection
2. Sleeping Through the Night: Childrens sleep expert advises parents
3. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) biennial meeting
4. Surgeon General at Childrens Hospital & Research Center at Oakland
5. March 9 Childhood obesity talk with expert Susan Okie
6. Childrens Hospital Oakland opens new $5.6 million infectious disease lab
7. Brenner Childrens Hospital named to NIH Pediatric Heart Network
8. Children at risk from unexploded military material
9. Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt ranked 8th in nation by Child magazine
10. Childrens anxiety prior to surgery linked to behavioral changes
11. Child health must become UNICEFs priority over next decade

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/23/2020)... ... January 23, 2020 , ... FEI Behavioral Health, ... improve workforce resilience, is presenting at the NATSAP 2020 Conference. , NATSAP, The ... for organizations that devote themselves to society’s need for the effective care and ...
(Date:1/23/2020)... ... January 23, 2020 , ... Today, The Fenway ... 2019, the Trump Administration dramatically expanded upon discriminatory, anti-LGBT policies implemented in 2017 ... America and around the world. , “During Donald Trump’s third year as president, ...
(Date:1/23/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2020 , ... ... IRF Executive Committee and the IRF Board of Trustees. Representing all segments of ... foundation in meeting its mission of conducting research and providing education highlighting the ...
(Date:1/22/2020)... ... January 22, 2020 , ... ... services, integrated practice management, and patient engagement solutions launched its new product ... Record for Indian healthcare market at HITCON 2020 , held recently ...
(Date:1/22/2020)... ... January 22, 2020 , ... Dr. Mario Almanza knows how ... for reducing food intake, enabling sustainable weight loss and improving patient health in ... may be a great tool for achieving significant weight loss, it also requires ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2020)... ... January 23, 2020 , ... For ... Australian Dream® for effective relief. Now, the company is unveiling new packaging ... sought to develop a new design that better communicates the quality and benefits ...
(Date:1/23/2020)... ... ... Please join American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) in congratulating Sharmila Dorbala, MD, ... Dorbala is the director of nuclear cardiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical ... than 20 years as an ASNC member, she has held various officer positions; served ...
(Date:1/23/2020)... ... 2020 , ... EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), the ... new decision aid within its shared decision making product, Option Grid™ . ... Opioid addiction is a chronic relapsing condition of continued opioid use despite problematic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: