Positive Growth After Trauma

Positive Growth After Trauma

This past week marked the 10th anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting, where a gunman killed 20 first graders and six school staff members. As news programs looked back on that terrible day a decade ago, reporters interviewed survivors and their...
Corporal Punishment in Schools Harms Children

Corporal Punishment in Schools Harms Children

A school district in southwestern Missouri recently voted to reinstate corporal punishment for students with parental permission. The decision was made after an anonymous survey in the Cassville School District found that both parents and teachers were concerned about...
Growth After COVID-19

Growth After COVID-19

People can emerge from the grief, stress and trauma of COVID-19 better and stronger. The study of Posttraumatic Growth (PTG) shows that many people experience positive personal growth and transformation as a result of going through the struggle of a major life crisis...