Tag Archive for Stress

Dealing with Shootings and Terrorism Stress

APA Provides Resources for Coping with Shootings and Terrorism Anxiety  Advises limiting exposure, particularly for children WASHINGTON, DC – Taking a break from the news and limiting how much news children watch are among the recommendations for coping with stress and anxiety related to the recent police and civilian shootings, as well as terrorism attacks,…

Becoming an Adult in the Face of Racism

The transition from adolescence to adulthood has unique physiological, psychological and sociopolitical consequences for African-American youth. By Elan C. Hope, PhD, Lori S. Hoggard, PhD, and Alvin Thomas, PhD June 2016, Vol 47, No. 6 Source: APA Monitor. http://www.apa.org/monitor/2016/06/ce-corner.aspx This article also available for CEUs through the American Psychological Association. (see original article link above)…

Psychologists on the Orlando Shooting

Psychologists on the Orlando Shooting In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) has put together several related resources offered by the  American Psychological Association (APA). Please feel free to circulate widely. ArPA can be reached for any additional information or resources needed. The following articles are found…

Tackling Back-to-School Stress

Tackling Back-to-School Stress Rebekah Evans, Ph.D., Jonesboro, Arkansas Now that August is here, families start to think about—and worry about—getting the school year off to a good start. Both parents and children may experience anxiety around establishing school-year schedules, academic work, extra-curricular activities, and relationships. The best way to start a great school year is…