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This AAP clinical report reviews some of the short-term effects of maternal substance use during pregnancy and long-term implications of fetal exposure inclduing medical, psychiatric, and behavioral symptoms of children and adolescents in families affected by substance use.It provides suggestions for pediatricians, including screening families, mandated reporting requirements, and directing families to services.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the Lifelong Consequences of Trauma is an article from the American Academy of Pediatrics that defines ACEs, talks about the role of stress, the biology of trauma, the effect of trauma on a parent's ability and what lies ahead including several evidence-based, effective clinical treatments to call on in intervening with children who have experienced trauma and adversity, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy18 and Parent-Child Interactive Therapy.
The goal of the Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative, supported by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, is to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field. Beginning in 2010, and continuing over 18 months, Vision 21 projects examined the current framework of the victim assistance field in the United States and explored new and existing challenges facing the field.
An infographic regarding the Amecian Opioid Crisis. Features statistics regarding the incience of opioid dependence, the impact on children, and what policies can help.