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Publication Offers Best Practices for Serving Victimized and Traumatized Children

posted Oct 5, 2012, 10:52 AM by Maria Geueke
The Safe Start Center has released “Victimization and Trauma Experienced by Children and Youth: Implications for Legal Advocates,” a 16-page brief that examines the prevalence and impact of child victimization and exposure to violence. The publication also covers trauma-related stress symptoms, assessments, and treatments; offers practice tips for judges, attorneys, and court-appointed special advocates; and provides guidance for advancing policy to support trauma-informed practice.

For the full publication, click here.

To learn about the Attorney General's Defending Childhood Initiative, click here.

To access additional resources and publications from the Safe Start Center;
click here for resources, such as additional information on national homeless youth awareness month and teen dating violence awareness month.
And, click here for other publications.

You can also read the results of the OJJDP-sponsored National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence,