Supporting children, carers and out-of-home-care professionals with training, resources and multidisciplinary services.
What is trauma?
Trauma is a psychological, emotional and physical response to a distressing event or experience, or set of experiences.
How is domestic and family violence linked to childhood trauma?
Domestic and family violence (DFV) occurs when one person in a relationship uses violence and intimidating behaviour to control others through fear.
How does neglect affect children?
The neglect of a child is one of the most common, and harmful, forms of child maltreatment. Neglect occurs when a child does not have their basic needs met by parents or caregivers. It’s important to understand that many children in out-of-home-care have experienced at least one type of neglect.