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Responding to the Needs of Adolescent Girls in Foster Care

@inproceedings{BaynesDunning2013RespondingTT,
  title={Responding to the Needs of Adolescent Girls in Foster Care},
  author={Karen Baynes-Dunning and K. Worthington},
  year={2013}
}
As child welfare systems across the country become trauma-informed, a shift must occur in understanding how gender and trauma intersect. Girls and boys experience different kinds of trauma and are impacted differently by trauma. Girls are victimized at higher rates than boys and are more likely to be victims of sexual abuse and sexual assault. Girls tend to internalize their response to trauma by harming themselves and abusing drugs and alcohol and are more likely to suffer from depression and… Expand
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