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A year ago, during a leadership meeting, Dr. Benight talked about an idea to bring our community together.
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COVID-19 has required a fundamental shift in how mental health services are delivered.
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The National Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS has changed names to reflect the contributions of lead benefactor Lyda Hill and is now the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS.
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The Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience received a $1 million gift from the Anschutz Foundation.
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Interestingly, risk-taking has become a unique topic of research in those with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since becoming a defined symptom of the diagnosis in 2013.
A map of where GRIT has expanded to
The GRIT program has made great strides since March. As of November 16th, 2020, 1371 individuals have signed up for the training.
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Researchers at the National Institute for Human Resilience (NIHR) have recently published papers that are available for public access. Below, you can find summaries and links to the full text articles. Dr. Chip Benight, Dr. Kristi Samuelson, former and current students, and colleagues are involved in these publications. We are excited to share these interesting findings with you!
Carrie yeager smiles at the camera
The National Institute for Human Resilience (NIHR) is excited to welcome a new post-doctorate fellow this year. Dr. Carrie Yeager! Read below to learn more about Carrie!
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The UCCS Trauma Psychology Ph.D. Program and Psychological Sciences Master’s Program with an emphasis in Trauma welcomes its Fall 2019 and Fall 2020 classes. We welcome Sarah McInerney, Kelly O’Donnel, Rachael Peck, and Emmeline Taylor as Ph.D. students and Ryan Nolan (not featured), Alan Owens, and Alex Stover as Master’s students!
a climber hangs from a sheer rock
Interestingly, risk-taking has become a unique topic of research in those with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since becoming a defined symptom of the diagnosis in 2013.
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