Acceptability of Asking Parents About Their Children's Traumatic Symptoms
Published in: Psychiatric Services, v. 55, no. 8, Aug. 2004, p. 2985
Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2003
Little is known about the effectiveness of mental health interventions to help child trauma victims. Providing trauma screening and services did not appear to induce distress among parents of children who had been traumatized by violence. Positive parental response has important implications for trauma-based services and research in the community and schools.