The Consortium Speaks

The Connecticut Women's Consortium Blog

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Working as a Team: The ABC’s of Co-Parenting

Parenting, as we know, is a full-time job — and then some. Co-parenting, whether planned or due to divorce or separation, can sometimes seem...
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Reimagining Mental Health Care by Focusing on Psychosocial Interventions

Psychosocial interventions — or psychosocial treatments — are various ways of addressing a person’s mental health challenges by looking at t...
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The Promise of Restorative Justice

When someone commits a crime that does harm to another person or community, something is broken that needs to be healed.
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A Trauma-Informed Approach to Youth Mental Health Issues

Behavioral health professionals are working on the front lines of a youth mental health crisis as we cope with the stress, trauma, and losse...
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Liberation Psychology as a Counter Force to the Trauma of Oppression

Can liberation psychology help people heal from community trauma? This groundbreaking interdisciplinary approach to psychology shows great p...
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Legacy Burdens: What We Inherit from Our Ancestors

Humans are complicated. We all have unique strengths and challenges. We are shaped by our environment, our circumstances, and our communitie...
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Helping LGTBQIA+ People Heal from Trauma with EMDR Therapy

How can moving our eyes from left to right in a therapy session reframe traumatic memories to become positive? Many behavioral health profes...
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TAG: Moving toward a trauma-informed and gender-responsive future

As our understanding of the interconnectedness of trauma and gender continues to grow and transform, so does the need to continue efforts to...
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Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

There are plenty of reasons for people to feel anxious, worried, and upset these days. Just take a look at the news. But too many people’s b...
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