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Shifting Mindsets: Building Resilience in Children

Detained immigrant children line up at a temporary home for immigrant women and children in Karnes City, Texas.
Detained immigrant children line up at a temporary home for immigrant women and children in Karnes City, Texas.

Parents and caregivers influence how children deal with emotions, stress and trauma. The pandemic causes stress for everyone that can lead to trauma-level events. This episode of Shifting Mindsets for Better Health provides some tips and resources for building resilience in children to handle stress and trauma.

Shifting Mindsets: Building Resilience in Children

Shifting Mindsets for Better Health, a continuing education podcast produced by our partners at Central Michigan University with a grant from the Children’s Foundation. This podcast series brings together healthcare professionals across disciplines to share insight into the far-reaching effects the coronavirus pandemic has on children, caretakers and medical care providers.

Learn more about Shifting Mindsets for Better Health at http://med.cmich.edu/shiftingmindsets.

Dr. Heather Polinsky is the Director of the School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts at Central Michigan University. Before pursuing academia, Dr. Polinsky worked as an audio engineer at SoundTrax Recording Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina.