Childhood trauma focus of conference in Havelock

Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 at 06:13 PM.

He said parents should keep an eye on behavioral changes in their children to help identify potential problems.

"That’s how kids show us what’s going on because they don’t have the words to tell us what’s going on," he said.

Ake said the key is to get help for children who are showing effects from a traumatic event.

"Children are still growing up and they are not broken," he said. 

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