Discusses the complexity of children's reaction to and processing of traumatic events.
Trauma intersects in many different ways with culture, history, race, gender, location, and language. Trauma-informed systems acknowledge the compounding impact of structural inequity and are responsive to the unique needs of diverse communities.
The TSI was developed to assess acute and chronic traumatic symptomatology in adults 18 years and older. The test consists of 100 items and is divided into 10 clinical scales and 3 validity scales.
Early childhood trauma generally refers to the traumatic experiences that occur to children aged 0-6.
The CTSQ is a 10-item self-report screen which can be used to assist in the identification of children at risk of developing PTSD.
There is a strong connection between traumatic stress and substance abuse that has implications for children and families.
Trauma-informed care occurs when all parties involved recognize and respond to the impact of traumatic stress on those who have contact with an organization.