How to Implement Trauma-informed Care to Build Resilience to Childhood Trauma

Author(s): Bartlett, Jessica Dym.;Steber, Kathryn.
Published: 2019
Available from: Child Trends

Children who are exposed to traumatic life events are at significant risk for developing serious and long-lasting problems across multiple areas of development.[1],[2],[3],[4] However, children are far more likely to exhibit resilience to childhood trauma when child-serving programs, institutions, and service systems understand the impact of childhood trauma, share common ways to talk and think about trauma, and thoroughly integrate effective practices and policies to address it—an approach often referred to as trauma-informed care (TIC).[5]