These brief reports discuss trauma-informed services within children's mental health. One discusses the impact of childhood trauma that results from family violence, neglect, or abuse; promising interventions; and recommended strategies to further promote trauma-informed care. The second presents promising strategies to increase youth and family engagement through changes in agency practice, integration of appropriate interventions, and use of culturally-appropriate therapeutic approaches.
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