Season 3 Episode #2: Providing Treatment to Traumatized Children

November 01, 2023 00:55:39
Season 3 Episode #2: Providing Treatment to Traumatized Children
In My Backyard
Season 3 Episode #2: Providing Treatment to Traumatized Children

Nov 01 2023 | 00:55:39

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Show Notes

We all experience stress throughout our lives. For a child raised with at least one healthy adult relationship, and a relatively trauma-free upbringing, experiencing normal stressors is a positive thing. They learn to adapt and grow to become resilient and functional adults who can navigate the everyday pressures of life. Althouigh, different outcomes emerge when a child is exposed to prolonged experiences of stress – child abuse, a chaotic home, community violence, social isolation, profound poverty and the like. Those very same brain responses that are adaptive in a child with a stable upbringing – flight, fight, or freeze – […]

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