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More support and training is needed to help educators combat racial bias, research finds

Educators are just as likely to have racial biases as non-educators, and more support and training for educators is needed to mitigate these, US researchers have found.

1 day ago

by Freya Lucas

ECEC one of the core groups experiencing mental health drop as a result of COVID-19

A number of professional groups, including early childhood education and care (ECEC), have been identified as experiencing a decline in mental health as a result of reduced salaries and recent job loss as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

1 day ago

by Freya Lucas

New treatment for childhood anxiety works through targeting parent behaviours

A new study, lead by Yale researcher, Dr Eli Lebowitz and his team at the Yale Child Study Center has explored the effectiveness of an entirely parent-based treatment, finding that the treatment is equally effective as individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders.

11 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Seen, heard and believed – new research gives weight to children’s disclosures of abuse

New research from Kings College London and City University of New York has found that clinical work that focuses on an individuals memories and thinking patterns around abuse and neglect could be more influential on mental health than previously thought.

16 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Bored, scared, confused – children share their thoughts on how COVID is impacting them

A new survey, conducted by Save the Children in the United States, has revealed that children are struggling with feelings of fear and anxiety as their normal routines are disrupted, missing their friends, and, for older children, falling behind on their school work.

31 days ago

by Freya Lucas