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Legislating to become trauma-informed
Information on policies aimed at reducing trauma and toxic stress and promoting resiliency and trauma-informed practices in institutions.
From material by No Bully
Each year approximately 30% of students worldwide are the target of bullying. Lives are lost or forever changed. How can we challenge such behaviour?
A Therapeutic Treasure Box
A book packed with tools, methods and suggestions that will be indispensable to therapists, parents and anyone working with traumatised kids.
Becoming a trauma informed environment
Research into Adverse Childhood Experiences has meant trauma-informed practices are rising globally in schools, prisons, etc.
From a video by PACT
200,000 children are affected by parental imprisonment each year. Here is the story of one of them.
10 tips for building resilience in children and teens
From a guide by the American Psychological Associa
Building resilience — the ability to adapt well to adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of stress — can help our children manage stress and feelings of anxiety and uncertainty.
£17bn per year - the cost of late intervention
From a report by EI Foundation
Results of research of the costs of ‘late intervention’: the acute, statutory and essential benefits and services that are required when children and young people experience significant but preventable difficulties in life.
Adverse Childhood Experiences - a doctor's story
From a talk by Gabor Maté
Gabor Maté has worked worked in a palliative care and in an area challenged by hard core addiction, mental illness, HIV and related conditions. He talks about the importance of early years' development.
How a community becomes trauma-informed
A few weeks back, I wrote about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the effect they have on adult health including mental illness, doing time in prison, and work issues, such as absenteeism.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and future health
A multi-year survey of 17000 patients looked at their health and also asked what childhood traumas they had experienced. When the doctor conducting the research first saw the results, he was stunned. “I wept,” he says.
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