The Early Childhood Trauma and Its Impact on a Child’s Risk Assessment

Discuss the ways in which early childhood trauma can impact a child’s ability to adequately assess risk and reward.

Discuss how interventions with trauma-exposed children and adolescents include promoting the children or adolescents’ external (objective) safety and internal (psychological) safety. Explain how cultural factors and processes may profoundly influence trauma exposure and should be systematically considered at all stages of intervention.