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Complex Trauma: Facts for Shelter Staff Working With Homeless Children and Families

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Developed for shelter staff members, this fact sheet provides guidance for supporting families and children experiencing homelessness. It includes a definition of complex trauma, which may involve trauma linked to a disaster, and explores its effects on caregivers and children who are homeless, offering recommendations for providing support.
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National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)