Child Trauma

Washington State Study Shows Promise for Community Network-Driven Approach to ACEs

Community networks in the state of Washington have been effective in reducing the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), according to a study released this month by respected policy research firm Mathematica. ACEs are childhood traumas […]

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Child Trauma

Calling for Reform, President Obama Notes the Impact of Incarceration on Families

Research shows that “people of color are more likely to be stopped, frisked, questioned, charged and detained,” and while African Americans and Latinos make up 30 percent of the U.S. population, they make up 60 percent of its inmates. One of the consequences is that around one million fathers are behind bars, and around one in nine African-American children has a parent in prison. […]