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Trauma-informed care for children exposed to violence: Tips for early childhood providers

Safe Start Center; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention – 2011

A fact sheet on children’s exposure to violence for early childhood providers. Explains the impact of exposure to violence on children and lists warning signs, with child responses broken into infants (birth to 12 months), toddlers (13-16 months), and preschoolers (1 1/2 to 5 years). Describes how early childhood care and education providers can help young children who have been exposed to violence. Provides guidance on seeking professional help when certain behaviors are observed. Includes a list of resources for further information.