Pia Escudero

Los Angeles Unified School District

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Director of school mental health and crisis counseling and intervention services for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Pia Escudero on KCRW

Some of the children who experienced the shooting at North Park Elementary School yesterday are likely to suffer from Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

After witnessing school shootings, how do kids cope?

Some of the children who experienced the shooting at North Park Elementary School yesterday are likely to suffer from Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

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With hugs all around,  Mayor Villaraigosa ,  LA’s elected School Board  and  Superintendent Brewer  announced today that the Mayor will try to improve student performance in two high…

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in L.A. Schools

With hugs all around, Mayor Villaraigosa , LA’s elected School Board and Superintendent Brewer announced today that the Mayor will try to improve student performance in two high…

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