Childhood Trauma

Trauma hub

Our in-house experts share their insights on childhood trauma, its long-term impact, and how you can better support the young people in your care.

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foster children with childhood trauma

What is trauma?

This guide helps you understand what we mean by 'trauma' and how it may affect a child in your care.

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Impact of early childhood trauma and abuse

The impact of trauma

Discover the impact of early childhood trauma, and what it means for young people in foster care.

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trauma in childhood

Trauma and the brain

Learn about the profound impact that childhood trauma can have on brain development.

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healing from childhood trauma

Healing from trauma

Explore the strategies and therapeutic perspectives you need to help children recover from trauma.

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pace therapeutic parenting in foster care

PACE parenting

Learn how to use the PACE approach in daily interactions to build a connection and diffuse difficult situations.

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what is therapeutic foster care

What is therapeutic fostering?

Discover more about therapeutic fostering and how it helps children in care to heal from complex trauma.

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Transferring Fostering Agency

Download our transfer guide

We can fast-track your assessment in 12 weeks, so you can enjoy the benefits of our supportive community much sooner than you might think.

Download our transfer fostering agency guide to learn more about the process and benefits of working with ISP.