2-15-18 Getting Through Traumatic Anniversaries (Radio)

Thursdays 1-2 pm MT on KLZ 560 AM Call in number: 303-477-5600 Security expert and President of SSI Guardian, Michael Yorio, discusses the tragic shooting on Valentine’s Day at a Florida High School where 17 have died. The assailant is in police custody amidst speculations about his mental health. It’s also the tenth anniversary of […]

Helping Your Child Cope with School Violence

December 20, 2013 – Last Friday there was a shooting at Arapahoe High School in Centennial Colorado, which left the shooter dead from a self-inflicted gun shot and one student injured and in critical condition. This happened just days before the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting and just miles from Columbine […]

How Violence Impacts Children

October 11, 2013 – Children are exposed to violence in their communities and in their homes at alarming rates. What are the psychological and emotional effects of exposure to community violence? How does it impact school functioning/academic performance? What are the long term effects on mental health and well being? What can adults and schools do […]

Helping Children Cope with Trauma

December 14, 2012 – As I write this, 20 children and 6 adults have been shot and killed at an elementary school in Connecticut. We can expect children to exhibit some of the same signs of acute trauma as adults, however, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry describes several additional effects of “One-Episode […]