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UC Davis Pediatric Psychologist On Trauma For Children Separated From Parents At The Border

Wilfredo Lee / AP Photo

In this June 1, 2018, file photo, children hold signs during a demonstration against the Trump administration's family separation policy in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices in Miramar, Fla.

Wilfredo Lee / AP Photo

The Trump administration's controversial, short-lived policy of separating and detaining children from their immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border raised lots of questions. Experts say parent-child separations can cause long-lasting trauma for young people.

UC Davis pediatric psychologist Dr. Brandi Liles is joining Insight to explain this and discuss childrens' psychological responses to trauma. Liles is a pediatric psychologist at the Child and Adolescent Abuse Resource and Evaluation Center (CAARE).

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Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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