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Trauma Information of Clients Served by Ambit

Behavior problems reported for children screened for trauma include:

  • Attachment problems
  • Academic problems
  • Inappropriate sexualized behaviors
  • Criminal activity
  • Prostitution
  • Behavior problems at home and school
  • Suicidality and other self-injurious behaviors
  • Problems skipping school
  • Running away from home
  • Alcohol and substance use

As a result of the screening, children were diagnosed with the following:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • General behavioral problems
  • Attachment problems
  • Traumatic or complicated grief
  • Dissociation
  • Acute stress disorder
  • Sleep disorder
  • Suicidality
  • Substance abuse
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Depression
  • Generalized anxiety
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • ADHD
  • Somatization
  • Separation disorder
  • Sexual behavioral problems
  • Conduct disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Phobic disorder

Trauma History of Clients Served by Ambit

At each screening, a trauma history is collected from each child. Clinicians are asked to report the trauma that is the primary focus of treatment. The chart below indicates the Top Ten Primary Traumas targeted.

Top Ten Reported Traumas
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In addition to reporting the primary trauma, when children are screened by trained TF-CBT therapists in Minnesota they can report multiple types of trauma. For the Top 10 reported traumas, the chart below represents the number of unique times each trauma was endorsed as having occurred.

Top Ten Reported Traumas
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