Heidi Kar

principal advisor at The Education Development Center

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Licensed clinical psychologist and trauma expert at the Education Development Center.

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The suicide deaths of four police officers who defended the U.S. Capitol on January 6 has put a spotlight on a long-standing problem of police suicide.

Police suicides: Why we don’t talk about them, and how to help

The suicide deaths of four police officers who defended the U.S. Capitol on January 6 has put a spotlight on a long-standing problem of police suicide.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One thing to remember about kids in neglectful, abusive or just dysfunctional households: “Going to school and going to after-school programs used to be a safe haven. That is gone.”

When ‘Safer at Home’ is not safe: The rise of domestic violence and vulnerability of children amid coronavirus

One thing to remember about kids in neglectful, abusive or just dysfunctional households: “Going to school and going to after-school programs used to be a safe haven. That is gone.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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