Incorporating Trauma-Informed Care in Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Programs: Significance and Resources for Grantees
PREP: Supporting Evaluation and Innovation in Promising Youth Pregnancy Prevention Programs
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Family & Youth Services Bureau
This brief provides information and resources on trauma-informed care (TIC) for staff of adolescent pregnancy prevention (APP) programs. The brief describes how a history of trauma can impact youth’s well-being and presents principles of trauma-informed care that APP staff can incorporate into their programming to meet the needs of youth with trauma histories. The brief also provides a tool for staff to assess their use of such care and a list of resources and organizations for those seeking more information.
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