Insights 27:Trauma sensitive practice with children in care

Year: 2014
Topic: Disability, Health and Wellbeing, Residential care
Author: Judy Furnivall ,Edwina Grant

Insights 27 summarise the evidence in this challenging area of work and to support practitioners to reflect on their practice in this context.

An enhanced understanding of trauma can enable practitioners and managers, from all the agencies working with children in care, to improve their practice with severely distressed children and to reduce the negative impact of trauma not only on children but also on the adults caring for them.