Child support services often miss clues from past trauma
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Child support services often miss clues from past trauma

Stephanie Jones-Berry Freelance health writer

Many mental health problems are linked to adverse childhood experiences, but young people are repeatedly misunderstood by services that should be supporting them

Nurses and other professionals who work with children need a framework to understand when a child’s behaviour is a response to trauma, according to a collection of papers published by the charity YoungMinds and Health Education England (HEE).

Mental Health Practice. 21, 7,10-11. doi: 10.7748/mhp.21.7.10.s9

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