Wed July 2, 2014
More Than Bullets
Some research says that the rate of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder among children in violent neighborhoods is twice that of returning Iraq veterans.
Sheilah talks to Pamela Willis, a social worker at a Baltimore public elementary school, about how to figure out which students are living with trauma and how to help them. Then, Sheilah talks to Victor Carrion, a Stanford University child psychiatrist who is doing some of the pioneering research on community violence and youth PTSD.
This segment originally aired on August 3, 2009.