GirlSpace troop leaders - a program focusing on helping approx 5,000 girls scouts with financial literacy, healthy-life skills such as nutrition, stress management and anti-bullying education, and exposure to STEAM career paths - train to help Scouts with social and emotional development issues and symptoms of exposure to trauma.
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.