Coronavirus and trauma: guidance for professionals and carers supporting children and young people. Last updated on: 17/09/2020
Creating a world that nurtures and protects children and young people following trauma
More than one in three young people is exposed to at least one potentially traumatic event by age 18, which can have a devastating impact on long-term health and social outcomes. We know that intervention can make a substantial difference to the extent to which traumatic events impact on children and young people, increasing their resilience and improving how they are affected in the longer term. The UK Trauma Council (UKTC) is the first UK-wide platform enabling collaboration between individuals and organisations holding expertise in childhood trauma.