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ERIC Number: EJ1125821
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0736-8038
Igniting the Policy Conversation: Bringing a Trauma-Informed Approach to Early Childhood System Building
Cohen, Julie; Oser, Cindy; Quigley, Kelsey
ZERO TO THREE, v34 n2 p24-32 Nov 2013
The issue of early childhood trauma is becoming more prominent in early childhood policy discussions, driven by a growing recognition of the potentially devastating impacts of trauma and violence on infants, toddlers, and families. This article provides facts about the impacts of trauma and other adverse early experiences on child health and development. Examples of state, community, and tribal policy responses to prevent and mitigate the effects of trauma are presented, along with action steps to advance trauma-focused policy strategies.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iowa; Minnesota
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