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Understanding how the body and health can be impacted by trauma will help you recognize when child clients have been medically affected by trauma and how you can best advocate for them.
A primer on the types of evidence produced by a trauma-informed child welfare system and how lawyers can use this evidence when developing a case strategy.
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.
Many children in the child welfare system experience trauma or polyvictimization. What do these terms mean? What is the impact on children and families. How can lawyers help? This article provides answers.
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.