The training was held at Rihanli National Center for Mental Health, located in the city of Rihanli, Turkey, on the border with Syria. Read more »
Baghdad Teaching Hospital in collaboration with the Baghdad Trauma Centre have agreed the regular training of staff teams in Teaching Recovery Techniques (TRT). Read more »
Children and War Foundation conducted a training in the TRT manual in South Korea to train group leaders in relation to the tragic ferry accident that occurred on April 16, 2014. Read more »
The study by Pityaratstian et al. assessed the efficacy of a modified version of the TRT for the treatment of PTSD in children affected by the tsunami in Thailand. They found a greater improvement on self-rated measures of PTSD symptoms for participants randomly assigned to the treatment than those on a wait-list control.
The article can be obtained here.
Two recently published articles have used the CRIES-8 scale developed by Children and War Foundation. The articles can be retrieved here:
We congratulate our dear friend and colleague William Yule who has been named one of the UK’s top 100 scientists by the Science Council. Yule is one of the Founders of the Children and War Foundation, and has served on our Board of Directors from the start. Professor Yule was recognised for his leadership in advancing research and services in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children, particularly those affected in the former Yugoslavia. More on the award here.
We are continually updating the measures on our page. The latest update is a new Swedish version of Children’s Revised Impact of Event Scale.
The closing date for responding has been extended to November 30th. To book a place, please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org
Children and War Foundation, represented by William Yule and Patrick Smith, will be giving a training in Teaching Recovery Techniques on December 16th and 17th.
Supporters in the UK are taking part in the next Big Fun Run in Crystal Palace, London, to raise funds for the Foundation. Details of the run are here.
Please sponsor our runners! Taxpayers in the UK can gift-aid any sponsorship by donating via our JustGiving site.
The latest report on the psychosocial webpage of Child Soldiers International is the review of the work of the Children and War Foundation from its inception to the present day. You can find the report here.