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Trauma sensitive practice – Iriss

Trauma sensitive practice with children in care
By Judy Furnivall
Originally Published 13 Aug 2014. Source: Iriss

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.

Looking after children, hurt and betrayed within their closest relationships, requires adults to withstand mistrust and hostility whilst remaining connected and relational with children in their care.

This Insight is intended to summarise the evidence in this challenging area of work and to support practitioners to reflect on their practice in this context.

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