traumatic stress

traumatic stress

Long Story Short: What difference can trauma-informed care make?

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Traumatic stress from experiences such as child abuse, homelessness, or interpersonal violence can have life-long damaging effects on health, learning and social development if left unaddressed. In this video interview, Carmela DeCandia, an expert on trauma in AIR's Health and Social Development Program, explains what trauma-informed care is and how it can help people overcome such traumatic stress.