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

21 Mar 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an article about sexual violence in Bulgaria, the victims' inability to be heard, and the poor or non-existent sex education in the country. The article notes that in 2019, official statistics... Read more
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

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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
18 Dec 2019
About the webinar: This webinar is designed for professionals involved in care for children at risk and is connected to the child care process management. Webinar goals: to present the "Fulfilling (Im)Possible Dreams... Read more
24 Apr 2018
About the webinar: The Child Study Center, part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone will host a free 30-minute webinar for parents and caregivers. Caring for children who have experienced trauma can take a toll on parents and... 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

[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. 
[Turkey] Digital games help refugee children with mental health, education, research says
Date of publication: 2017
According to a newly published article by Daily Sabah, digital games may possibly equip refugee children with imperative interpersonal and mental capacities.
[Americas] Two Interconnecting Puzzle Pieces: Trauma-Informed Approach and Restorative Justice
Date of publication: 2017
In a recent piece published byYouth Today, readers gain the opportunity to learn about the "It's About T.I.M.E (Trauma Informed Movement in Education) at the Guidance Center, which works in collaboration with the Long Bea
Two Interconnecting Puzzle Pieces: Trauma-Informed Approach and Restorative Justice
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Youth Today
In a recent piece published by Youth Today, readers gain the opportunity to learn about the "It's About T.I.M.E (Trauma Informed Movement in Education) at the Guidance Center, which works in collaboration with the Long Beach Unifi
Short Guide on the Support and Care of Asylum Seeking Torture Victims by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: The Hungarian Helsinki Committee
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.
Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Vicarious Trauma
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: A Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT)
This document is produced by QPASTT as a resource for professionals working with refugees and asylum seekers and are affected by their stories and experiences.
How to help refugee children get through the trauma of what’s happened to them
Date of publication: 2016
This guide from the Conversation outlines some strategies for working with refugee children, one of the most vulnerable groups in the world.
Children Detained in War Zones
Date of publication: 2016
Human Rights Watch has produced a report detailing the number of children detained in war zones and the conditions they face in custody. Of course, data is hard to come by and these figures are estimates, the true numbers may be much higher.
Roma women share stories of forced sterilisation
Date of publication: 2016
Aljazeera reports that the systematic sterilisation of Roma women without their full and informed consent - aimed at bringing down their high birth rate - was state policy in the former Czechoslovakia during the communist era.

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