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Tips Dec 03, 2019

How to talk to kids about trauma

Leslie Scott Certified Child Life Specialist

It’s important to know how to speak to your children in a way that helps them process the event but not scare them.

Amy Herbst, middle, speaks with Stephany Pruitt, a psychotherapist, and Lynn Chowdhury, a pediatrician, at Children’s Wisconsin Next Door Pediatrics Primary Care.
News Nov 19, 2019

Children’s Wisconsin identifies $150 million need for mental health efforts

Children's Wisconsin Media Relations

Children’s Wisconsin is creating a plan to fund seven initiatives to improve kids’ mental health.

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Videos Oct 10, 2019

The Therapist Fellowship Program is helping train future therapists

Children's Wisconsin

Our new Therapist Fellowship Program helps therapists get licensed faster so they can serve children and families.

Dr. Samantha Wilson consults with child and family specialist Bonnie Friese in her classroom at Waukesha Country Head Start and Early Head Start.
Patient Stories Sep 11, 2019

Building healthy brains through early childhood mental health

Nicole Sweeney Etter Writer

Because a child’s first five years are a critical period of development, Children’s Wisconsin recently launched an Early Childhood Mental Health Program.