Publication Offers Best Practices for Serving Victimized and Traumatized Children
October 5, 2012
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.
Learn about the Attorney General's Defending Childhood Initiative.
Access additional resources from the Safe Start Center.
Read the results of the OJJDP-sponsored National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence.