We have discussed several aspects of the complex subject of trauma but have not yet touched on how to help a victim. It is difficult to know how to help a family member or friend who lives in trauma-induced fear feel safe, particularly if a crowded setting can trigger a traumatic event. In Creating Sanctuary, […]
In my last post, I utilized research to help us all understand the impact of trauma to children in urban areas. In the Philadelphia region, we have seen how trauma has devastated children and families in case after case. The impact, as well as the statistics, are frightening.