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Child trauma impacts the child's reactions, behavior, and relationships. Mental health interventions can help stabilize the child and put her on a healthy developmental path.
Building a strong, trauma-informed attorney-client relationship is key to effective representation of child victims of trauma. Part one of this article shares strategies to help attorneys build relationships.
When representing a child impacted by trauma a lawyer needs a communication strategy. Follow these expert tips in your interviewing, counseling, court prep, and when discussing trauma with clients.
Polyvictimization--when children are exposed to several types of victimization. Learn the risks and how to intervene.
Improve your ability to work with child clients impacted by trauma using a strength-based approach.
Trauma affects infants in unique ways. Bruce Perry, a medical expert in child trauma, answers key questions.
Handling youth in the juvenile justice system often requires a trauma-informed approach that recognizes that childhood trauma may be at the heart of the child's offense.