The traumatic event is over, but the person's reaction to it is not. Chronic early trauma - especially when the personality is forming - can have a major impact on brain development and a child's course of life.
On this program, Sharyl Kato and Elizabeth Hudson share findings from the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study. They describe how Wisconsin is investing in prevention programming, trauma-informed intervention and mental health and substance abuse services to improve the physical and mental health, socioeconomic status, and educational achievements of those who encounter trauma in their lives.
For more information and assistance, go to www.therainbowproject.net or call 608-255-7356, ext. 316. Or go to www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/tic.