It is sometimes said that traumatic reactions are normal reactions to abnormal situations. As true as this statement is, it’s also true that individuals’ coping reactions post-trauma remain poorly understood, even by many of the people who are in the best positions to offer support and treatment to trauma victims. It is important for everyone to understand that victims of traumatic events, such as human trafficking, will not always react or behave in the way that we might expect.
Read more of this blog post, part of Mellissa Withers’s column “Modern Day Slavery” for Psychology Today »
Author: Mellissa Withers
Published By: Psychology Today
Date: July 6, 2017
Publication Link: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/modern-day-slavery/201707/trauma-informed-care-and-why-it-matters