Tag: childhood trauma

UTHSC and Community Partners Meet to Reenforce Commitment to Youth Affected by Trauma


Mental health professionals, juvenile justice officials, educators, social services providers, and community leaders are meeting today at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to cap three years of work by the UTHSC Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth and its partners to educate the community on the effects of trauma and adverse childhood… Read More

UTHSC’s Dr. Altha Stewart to Lead County Initiative to Reduce Childhood Exposure to Violence and Trauma


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center ¬†assumed responsibility Thursday for a community initiative aimed at improving the lives of all children in Shelby County. The Defending Childhood Initiative, which is aimed at reducing the impact of violence and trauma on children in the community, was transferred from Shelby County government to UTHSC during a… Read More