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Shifting Mindsets: Toxic Stress on Children

Kids in a classroom.
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We’ve all experienced kids with bad behavior who receive labels such as problem, troubled, or delinquent children. These kids could be experiencing toxic stress and trauma. In this episode of Shifting Mindsets for Better Health, we look at the effects toxic stress can have on behavior in children.

Shifting Mindsets: Toxic Stress on Children

Shifting Mindsets for Better Health is a collaborative production of Central Michigan University’s College of the Arts and Media, the College of Medicine, and the Interdisciplinary Center for Community Health & Wellness.

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.