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Mental Health and Trauma

Harvard Chan in collaboration with the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation (KSCF) is creating evidence-based and trauma-informed educational videos for children rescued from child labor. The project is led by Dr. Bizu Gelaye, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology at Harvard Chan and the design support is being provided by Medical Aid Films, UK.
To enhance the effectiveness of the animated videos, Harvard faculty are designing training protocols for caregivers and a rigorous evaluation program to study the extent to which the animated videos reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and PTSD and improve self-confidence among children.