Institute for Trauma and Stress, NYU Child Study Center
The mission of the Institute of Trauma and Stress, at the NYU Child Study Center is:
•To assess the psychological, social and biological impact of traumatic events on children across the developmental stages from the toddler years to young adulthood.
•To develop effective treatments and interventions which ameliorate these effects and to understand the role of individual resiliency and community support in the process of recovery.
•To advance the field of trauma studies by educating and training future clinicians and researchers.
•To enhance the awareness and understanding of trauma and its effects through public education and outreach to the community.