Trauma Recovery Case Study

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In order for trauma recovery programs for Indigenous children and young people to be effective, a whole community approach as well as an individual approach needs to be taken towards healing.13 This presents some major challenges, as mistrust, which has developed as a result of many failed, culturally insensitive and damaging intervention programs, is a major hurdle that must be overcome before acceptance and open participation in any program can begin. 13 A service provider wanting to deliver trauma-informed care to Indigenous children and young people would ideally be known by the community, or be of Indigenous descent. However, this is not always possible, or in some cases, gaining program support from community members will take longer

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