Trauma-Informed Practice with Young People in Foster Care

What makes child welfare services for young people in foster care “trauma-informed”?
●  An understanding of trauma that includes an appreciation of its prevalence among young people in foster care and its common consequences.
●  Individualizing the young person.
●  Maximizing the young person’s sense of trust and safety.
●  Assisting the young person in reducing overwhelming emotion.
●  Strengths-based services. Link to Issue Brief

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