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

This issue brief about trauma-informed care brings a strengths-based perspective that emphasizes resilience. There is a review of the signs of trauma, how it impacts trauma and how to practice trauma-informed care using the Four Rs: realizing the widespread nature of childhood trauma, recognizing the symptoms, responding by adjusting policies and practices, and resisting re-traumatization. This resource supports resiliency.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Child and youth development
Social Emotional Learning
Professional Development
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
Child Trends
Author: 
Jessica Dym Bartlett and Kate Steber
Resource Type: 
Length: 
14 pages
Publication Date: 
2019