Childhood Trauma Catalog


There are more than 55,000 children in foster care in California.  One third of these children are under 5 years old. All of these children have been exposed to or have directly experienced traumatic stress that will have lasting impact on their lives.  ADD MORE HERE


How to Use the Childhood Trauma Catalog

Advokids has compiled the leading research on adverse effects of childhood trauma in the following articles.  Here, you will find tools and materials for building skills and increasing knowledge about childhood trauma so that you may better understand and advocate for a child in your life affected by foster care.  It is our hope that foster and relative caregivers, family members, teachers, service providers, and any other persons concerned about a foster child or youth's well-being can utilize the data, research, and resources found here specifically when filing court documents, including but not limited to the JV-285 Relative Information form, JV-290 Caregiver Information form, and JV-180 Request to Change Court Order.



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