Helping Kids Through Trauma

Children often can't speak for themselves if they are experiencing abuse or neglect. Find out the signs and resources available so you can get them the help they need.


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Therapy After Trauma: What to Expect

Trauma is the experience of violence or victimization including sexual abuse, physical abuse, severe neglect, loss, domestic violence or witnessing of violence, terrorism or disasters.

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Recognizing Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

Child abuse is a scary topic, but if you suspect it, there are a few things you can do to help break the cycle.

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Signs of Child Abuse

We all likely know or will know someone who is directly impacted by abuse. To feel comfortable stepping up and responding appropriately, it is crucial to be able to recognize the signs.

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How Exposure to Violence Impacts Child Development

Children exposed to violence may experience issues with attachment, school engagement, academic success, relationships and parenting.

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Kids and Self-Injury: What Parents Need to Know

Learn more about who is likely to self-injure, signs that your child may be self-injuring and what can happen if left untreated.

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Disclosing Abuse: How to Show Support

Disclosing abuse and trauma can be very difficult for survivors, especially for children. Children are often times abused by an adult that they know and trust, including family members or family friends.


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