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February 13, 2024

Seeking professional help for mental health

This segment aired on KPRC Click2Houston on February 13, 2024.  Psychologist Dr. Julie Kaplow talks about how shootings affect people and how to reach out for help if you or someone you know is facing…

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January 4, 2024

Silent struggles: Grieving Houston-area students’ well-being at stake as COVID-19 funds fade

This article was published by Houston Landing on January 4, 2024. Each day after his shift as a machine operator, Eliberto Ortega used to walk through the front door of his east Houston home, take…

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November 15, 2023

How to support grieving children over the holidays: 5 tips from a child psychologist

For many of us, the holiday season is a happy and joyful time that we look forward to all year. But after experiencing the death of a loved one, the holidays can be a very…

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September 6, 2023

Con este programa buscan capacitar a estudiantes de trabajo social en Houston en temas de salud mental

This segment ran on KXLN Houston (Univision) on September 6, 2023. View on Univision’s website.

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July 20, 2023

New Study Finds Grief Therapy May Reduce Violent Behavior Among Incarcerated Youth

A new research study published in the American Psychological Association’s journal, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, and co-authored by Dr. Julie Kaplow, executive director of the Trauma and Grief Center at the Meadows Mental…

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May 23, 2023

Mass shootings taking toll on children’s mental health: ‘Our kids should not have to live like this’

This article was published by the Houston Chronicle on May 23, 2023. Nora Senske and her classmates sat in a locked basement classroom at Lamar High School for several hours on a recent Monday as…

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December 1, 2022

Grief and trauma training is unexpectedly healing for school district staff in Texas

This interview was released by NPR on December 1, 2022. At a school district in Texas, mental health professional training to address grief and trauma is healing for school-based therapists and social workers who lost…

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November 17, 2022

Five Signs a Grieving Child May Need Help This Holiday Season

HOUSTON – As the holidays approach, Dr. Julie Kaplow-Kline with the Trauma and Grief Center is sharing five signs a grieving child may need help. For young people dealing with the death of a loved…

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October 14, 2022

Engage & Excel 2022
Day 2 Highlights

The Engage & Excel Conference continued this morning for its second and final day. Attendees and speakers involved in mental health from diverse industries came together to share their perspectives on the most daunting challenges…

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October 13, 2022

Highlights from Day 1 of
Engage & Excel 2022

This morning we kicked off Engage & Excel 2022 both virtually and in-person to an enthusiastic audience in Plano, TX. Below are highlights from our morning kickoff and a few of today’s Breakout Sessions—deep dives…

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