Reports and publications (published elsewhere)

Trauma-informed services and trauma-specific care for Indigenous Australian children

Posted on: 5 August, 2013
Issue: Vol 13 No 3, July 2013 - September 2013
Related to Closing the gap Cultural ways Family violence Social and emotional wellbeing Infants and young children

Atkinson J (2013)
Trauma-informed services and trauma-specific care for Indigenous Australian children
Canberra: Closing the Gap Clearinghouse

This report provides comprehensive information on trauma in Indigenous Australian children. It examines the effects of trauma while also providing an overview of recent government initiatives implemented to address the negative consequences of trauma exposure in childhood and adulthood. The report also describes the delivery of trauma-informed services and trauma-specific care. Complementing the information in this report is the inclusion of an appendices containing lists of relevant publications and resources.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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