How does trauma affect children and adolescents?

How does trauma affect children and adolescents?

How does trauma affect children and adolescents? Research indicates that trauma can have a lasting impact on children and adolescents as well as an immediate impact. As counselors, it is important to have a good understanding of the long- and short-term impact of trauma as well as common risk factors.

Write a 1,000-1,500-word analysis about the long-term effect of trauma on children and adolescents. Include the following in your paper:

Identify common risk factors for experiencing childhood trauma and then developing trauma- or stressor-related disorders. Include biological and environmental factors such as home, family, school, and community environments.

 

How does trauma affect children and adolescents?

Analyze the long-term impact of childhood PTSD and how the trauma can affect the individual later in life.

Analyze trauma’s role as a precipitating factor contributing to other life challenges during childhood and adulthood. For example, but not limited to issues related to self-esteem, future relationships, scholastic achievement, substance use, self-harm/suicide, and psychopathology.

Locate a minimum of seven peer-reviewed resources to support your content.