It’s important to recognize the signs of traumatic #stress and its short- and long-term impact. The signs may be different in each #child. Young children may react differently than older children. Learn more in this #infographic from SAMHSA.
Social workers work with people with long histories of abuse and violence. Even when not serving the most vulnerable, we may be working with people who have experienced a traumatic event. #socialwork #trauma
Because my traumas were medical in nature, it has been challenging for me to handle any appointment with a doctor or dentist. Being Triggered Can Feel At Times Quite Obvious and at Other Times, Very Subtle At any moment in a medical appointment, I can suddenly begin feeling a bit dizzy or dissociated, spaced out,…
Understanding Kids with Trauma History. If you work with kids who have trauma, have you put together the pieces of the puzzle? They need you to do so. Foster care, adoption, premature babies, special needs, medical needs, abuse -- this is a must read.