Principles of trauma-informed approaches to child sexual abuse

Principles of trauma-informed approaches to child sexual abuse

A discussion paper

Antonia Quadara and Cathryn Hunter

Commissioned report— October 2016

Commissioned by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

This paper provides clarity on the concept of trauma-informed care. Drawing on the international evidence, it reviews the emergence of trauma-informed care in Australia and overseas, how it is being implemented in practice, trauma-informed systems and service settings, trauma-integrated interventions, and the utility, strengths, and limitations of this approach.

This paper was authored by AIFS staff and published by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Principles of trauma-informed approaches to child sexual abuse: a discussion paper

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