Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

CT Stepping Up Efforts to Treat Trauma in the Very Young

The CT Mirror recently published an article on how Connecticut is stepping up efforts to treat trauma in young children. Most youth trauma-focused services currently serve school-age children, but Connecticut is going to begin focusing more resources on identifying and treating trauma in younger children, since early intervention has been shown to produce better outcomes. The Early Childhood Trauma Collaborative, led by the Child Health and Development Institute, received a grant to expand trauma-focused services to young children in Connecticut, and will work to increase knowledge of early childhood trauma, as well as increase capacity to treat younger children who have experienced trauma.

To read the CT Mirror article, click here.

To read about the Early Childhood Trauma Collaborative, click here.

 

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KidsMentalHealthInfo.com has an evidence-based practice directory that lists mental health providers trained in popular evidence-based practices available in Connecticut for children and families with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices are those supported by research showing that they work for most children.