Homelessness, Children and Families: What You Should Know and How You Can Help (via Trauma & Children)

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Homelessness, Children and Families: What You Should Know and How You Can Help The statistics on homelessness in the United States are astounding. According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) (2011), more than 1.3 million children are homeless at some time each year and on the average day, at least 800,000 Americans, including 200,000 children are without a home. These individuals have also encountered trauma before becoming homeless and homelessness itself can exacerbate or re-traumatize children and ad … Read More

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