Special section: Children who Experienced Trauma

You can access all the resources on the topic of children who experienced traume on this single page - news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.

News

22 Nov 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded PROMISE II project, and under the organisation of Terre des hommes and UNICEF, a three-day training took place in Budapest, 19-21 November 2019 for psychologists working in child protection. The topic was ‘... Read more
07 Nov 2019
A recent podcast discusses questions about child and adolescent to parent violence and abuse (CAPA): what it is, how to identify it compared to other behavioural concerns, when and why this form of abuse occurs, and how social workers should respond... Read more
17 Oct 2019
November 20th marks the 30th Anniversary of the UN Child Rights Convention. UNICEF Hungary has organised “Take Over Days” in Hungary for the past two years, and now, after Tdh has planned similar events in Romania, it is planning... Read more

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Learning

16 Jan 2020
This MOOC focuses on the psychological, juridical/legal and scientific research dimensions of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC). The modules are dedicated to an in-depth analysis of TIC; they are divided into sections organized in line with a multi-... Read more
13 Jan 2020
This online course discusses how do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life and what can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities. Learn about the importance of fostering... Read more
07 Jan 2020
The course examines how children's social environments at different levels, such as the family, community and societal levels, influence children's adversity, development, and resilience. This course is aimed at child protection... Read more

Library

01 Jan 2019
The National Child Traumatic Network (NCTN) has published a list of measures that front line professionals can use to assess the exposure to trauma among the migrant and refugee families and children. Many of the tools are available in numerous... Read more
01 Jan 2018
The booklet "How trauma affects children and young people" is designed for frontline professionals and caregivers detailing what trauma is, how it affects children, and what are the effects of trauma on children, risk (vulnerability)... Read more
01 Jan 2017
The Bulgarian NGO Foundation for Access to Rights – FAR - shared the Short Guide on the Support and Care of Asylum Seeking Torture Victims by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee. The handbook aims to propose a framework instrumental in... Read more

Multimedia

03 Oct 2019
Child protection practitioners (CPPs) may interact with migrant children victims of torture at asylum facilities, detention centers, medical care facilities, or others. It is important for CPPs to be able to identify if children have experienced... Read more
09 Sep 2019
This infographic is about identifying, supporting, and working with migrant children who are victims of torture. It was produced by Jun Pang, a Child Protection Intern at the Tdh Regional Office Europe.  Read more
09 Sep 2019
This infographic is about institutional barriers to and best practices for identifying, supporting, and working with migrant children who are victims of torture. It was produced by Jun Pang, a Child Protection Intern at the Tdh... Read more

Children who Experienced Trauma

Child sex abuse victims reveal how misery goes on for years
Date of publication: 2019
UK's Parliament, with a cross-party group, has commissioned a landmark study into the effects of childhood sexual abuse.
Measures that are Appropriate for Refugee Children and Families
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The National Child Traumatic Network (NCTN) has published a list of measures that front line professionals can use to assess the exposure to trauma among the migrant and refugee families and children.
Healing Trauma Through Parental Self-Care
Date of publication: 2018
About the webinar:
[Moldova] A new study by Terre des hommes Moldova: Prevention of juvenile delinquency - challenges, conclusions, recommendations
Date of publication: 2018
Terre des hommes Moldova Foundation promotes and develops children’s rights protection programs in Moldova for more than ten years, juvenile justice being one of the major areas of interest and intervention.
[Ukraine] In 2017 Terre des hommes provided psychosocial support to more than 7000 children in Eastern Ukraine
Date of publication: 2018
Although it is less present in the international news, the already four-year conflict in Eastern Ukraine is far from resolved. More than 54,000 children live in areas where shootings and bombs are part of their reality.
How trauma affects children and young people
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: World Awareness for Children in Trauma (WACIT) and University of Leicester
The booklet "How trauma affects children and young people" is designed for frontline professionals and caregivers detailing what trauma is, how it affects children, and what are the effects of trauma on children, risk (vulnerability) factors, prot
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) [Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Public Health Network Cymru
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events that affect children while growing up, such as suffering child maltreatment or living in a household affected by domestic violence, substance misuse or mental illness.
[Hungary] There is no help: they don't cry, as if they were spiritually not there
Date of publication: 2017
The Hungarian left-wing daily Nepszava published an article about migrant and refugee children in Hungary, who are not cared for properly by the Hungarian state. 

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