I have identified these specific tools with this

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I have identified these specific tools with this population because they are short and will not last long for the child to become re-traumatized. Utilizing these tools will allow the social worker to consider the client’s view of the impact of the traumatic events on their life functioning, find trauma-related symptoms, and to help the clients and social worker identify the trauma in their past that is disturbing (SAMSHA, n.d.). According to SAMSHA (n.d.), it is important that screening addresses both external and internal resources such as support, strengths, and coping mechanisms. When Working with children who have been abused, it is important to make sure the children are comfortable. The social worker wiill give the child an opportunity to fill out the tools if they can read or write. If the child is unable to read or write, then the social worker can read the screening tools out loud to help the client better understand the screening tools. It is important to educate children who have been abused on the traumatic stress and trauma- related symptoms they are or may experience (SAMSHA, n.d.). These three tools may not determine the existence and full extent of traumatic symptoms and traumatic experiences.

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