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

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Jessica Dym Bartlett & Kathryn Steber
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Child Trends
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This brief summarizes current research and promising practices for implementing TIC to support the well-being of children exposed to trauma and help them reach their full potential. The brief begins with an overview of the nature, prevalence, and impact of childhood trauma, followed by a discussion of related risk factors associated with poor child outcomes and protective factors that support resilience. In addition, we present a framework for understanding and implementing trauma-informed care in programs and service systems for children and their families.

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