Principles of trauma-informed approaches to child sexual abuse
A discussion paper
Antonia Quadara, Cathryn Hunter
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.