Supporting Children and Parents Affected by the Trauma of Separation

 Child Trends and the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families, (June 2018)

As public officials and communities turn to the task of reuniting and supporting immigrant children and parents separated at the border, they face the difficult but critical work of helping these families heal after the trauma they have endured.In this brief, Maria A. Ramos-Olazagasti, a Center investigator, teams up with Jessica Dym Bartlett, a Child Trends expert on early child trauma, to offer research-based guidance for parents, communities, states, and the federal government.

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