Information about childhood trauma, its effects, getting help

Information about childhood trauma, its effects, getting help

| Jun 4, 2017 | Firm News |

Check out the links below for information and resources about trauma, toxic stress, their impact on children and the response of the pediatric, mental health and legal communities.

 

  • DC Department of Behavioral Health (DC BOH)

DC BOH Access Helpline: http://dbh.dc.gov/service/access-helpline

DC BOH Certified Community Based Service Providers: http://dbh.dc.gov/page/list-community-based-service-providers.

 

  • Nadine Burke Harris, a pediatrician, talks about childhood trauma and how she addresses it in her pediatric practice:

https://www.ted.com/talks/nadine_burke_harris_how_childhood_trauma_affects_health_across_a_lifetime

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/10/06/this-doctor-discovered-a-way-to-treat-a-startling-source-of-disease-in-children-stress/?utm_term=.0b6645f554ca

 

  • The National Child Traumatic Stress Network:

Effects of Complex Trauma:  http://www.nctsn.org/trauma-types/complex-trauma/effects-of-complex-trauma

Empirically Supported Treatments and Promising Practices:  http://www.nctsn.org/resources/topics/treatments-that-work/promising-practices

 

 

  • “Girls Coping With Trauma Are Often Met With Harsh Discipline At School,” by Casey QuinlanThink Progress, September 26, 2016:  https://thinkprogress.org/girls-coping-with-trauma-are-often-met-with-harsh-discipline-at-school-ce0928dea4c8#.ml02e4brd