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Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth Across Service Sectors (Brief- May 2013)


Trauma affects youth in all communities, and responses to those experiences by child-serving systems are critical. It is important for providers serving youth to understand how best to respond and support healing. This brief discusses the concept and prevalence of trauma; techniques for coping with, and recovering from trauma at an individual and systems level; the core principles for building a framework for understanding trauma; and implementation of elements essential for a trauma-informed system as presented by the featured experts.


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