What Are The Different Types of Child Abuse?

Child abuse and neglect contribute to a real health crisis in the United States and around the world. According to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), “at least 1 in 7 children have experienced child abuse and/or neglect in the past year, and this is likely an underestimate.”

What are ACEs?

So much of what a child experiences when they’re young affects how they develop and who they become as adults. Traumatic events in childhood have shown to lead to chronic health problems, mental health issues and substance abuse later in life. That’s why understanding and preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is so important.

What is Trauma-Informed Care?

Creating a positive educational environment requires professionals trained in trauma-informed care. Fortunately, there are organizations supporting programs and providing the funding to ensure trauma-informed care is available.
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