Treating Pandemic-Associated Trauma in Children and Adolescents
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 12, Number 1&2, March 2021
Alan Steinberg, PhD
Associate Director of the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress at UCLA.
Naser Ahmadi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA.
Dr. Steinberg and Dr. Ahmadi have disclosed that they have no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
In the age of COVID-19, clinicians need to assess for specific pandemic-related impacts on children and adolescents. UCLA has a new COVID-19 PTSD screen and they have also developed an effective intervention that targets and manages trauma triggers to address suicidality in children and adolescents for use in urgent settings.