Children and Trauma

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has a wealth of information young people impacted by trauma.  The September Bulletin features a guide book for “Building Community Resilience for Children and Families”.

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/BuildingCommunity_FINAL_02-12-07.pdf

The guidebook talks about preparedness for response to trauma and children.

Also there is a journal article offered entitled “Trauma history and psychopathology in war-affected refugee children referred for trauma related mental health services in the United States

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23225034

This issue has been going on for some time as refugee families hit the states and add language barriers and cultural differences to the already complicated world of trauma and PTSD.

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