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Trauma Informed Care

We often do not want to acknowledge that very young children are aware of, and are impacted by exposure to, trauma. However, the research tells us that early development can be severely disrupted by exposure to trauma. The following resources address the impact of trauma.

A Guide to Toxic Stress: The Center on the Developing Child created this guide to support the understanding of parents and those working with young children.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network