Broken Places Thank You and Additional Resources

 On the behalf of Dr. Schonert-Reichl, Dr. Alisa Almas, our Deputy Director, Pippa Rowcliffe, and the whole HELP team, thank you to everyone who participated in our HELP Talks Broken Places screening and discussion.

The movie and discussion is potentially challenging and may trigger a strong emotional response. We would like to share the following resources in case additional support is needed.


Additional Resources

Please find below some additional resources mentioned in the documentary and during the post screening discussion. 


30 Years Ago, Romania Deprived Thousands of Babies of Human Contact. Here is what happened to them.
The Atlantic Magazine (July/August 2020). 

The Importance of Early Child Development (2010 HELP YouTube) 

The Childhood Experiences Questionnaire (CHEQ) 

The Centre on the Developing Child
       Serve and Return 
       Toxic Stress 

Children and Youth Living with Family Violence During the COVID 19 Crisis
This is a resource for educators who are looking for ways they might support students at risk and at a distance. 

The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Sensitive Children Face Challenges and How All Can Thrive (book)
W. Thomas Boyce, MD

The Orchid and Dandelion with W. Thomas Boyce

How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime with Nadine Burke Harris