We tend to think of trauma in children occurring as an isolated incident in which a person did something to cause the trauma. However, a major contributing factor to trauma in children is poverty, and poverty is one reason for the prevalence of trauma in urban settings.
I personally have been in the field of human services for more than 26 years. During that tenure I have observed that caregivers of our children and teenagers also have a special sensitivity to their needs. Our staff at Lakeside are no different than others in society regarding how many adverse childhood events they have […]