Emotional trauma in infancy

Authors: 

Wotherspoon, Evelyn
Hawkins, Erinn
Gough, Pamela

Year of Publication: 
2009
Source: 
CECW Information Sheet #75E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.
Abstract: 

Infants and toddlers who are abused or neglected can be emotionally traumatized by these experiences. Trauma in infancy differs from adult trauma in many important ways. The aim of this information sheet is to explain the impact of stress and trauma on infant development, and help child welfare caseworkers understand how to address the needs of traumatized infants and their caregivers.

Type of Publication: 
Information sheet
Category: 
CECW archives material