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.
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 email@example.com
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.
She is climbing Kilimanjaro for Children and War Foundation “because all children deserve peace and happiness”. Please support her, and read more about her story on JustGiving
Children and War Foundation is unfortunately not able to support any research projects at the moment.
New Board member, Tori Snell and her daughter, Alexandra, ably supported by her son Matthew, ran in the Big Fun Run at Milton Keynes on Sunday 21st of July to raise funds for the foundation. Both ran the 5k in creditable times.
The next fund-raising run is at Crystal Palace in October 13. Runners needed!