Dr. Colleen Cicchetti participated in a press conference with Senator Durbin last Friday, discussing a bill which includes provisions for trauma-informed care for children and families.
Colleen Cicchetti, PhD, Executive Director of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago’s Center for Childhood Resilience (CCR), is this year’s recipient of the UNICEF Chicago Humanitarian Award in recognition of her work with CCR.
CCR and Lurie Children's Hospital had the great privilege of working with and hosting the Teen Health Council again this summer. See all the hard work Mikva youth put in this summer and how they've harnessed the power of youth voice to improve the lives of young people across the city.
CCR Associate Director Dr. Tali Raviv, talks with Chicago Health about youth and trauma exposure.
Recently CCR Executive Director, Dr. Colleen Cicchetti sat down with Chalkbeat to talk about training teachers, the cost of childhood trauma in Chicago communities, how it takes a toll on classrooms, and what teachers can do to promote healing in schools.