School of Health in Social Science

Trauma and Development

CADP staff have a range of projects supporting highly vulnerable children in our society who have experienced trauma and adverse early experiences (ACEs). This research includes studies with looked after and accommodated children, including children in foster and kin care and their families.


CAREhub is a group for students and staff, researchers and practitioners interested in the lives and experiences of care-experienced young people.

Moving towards Trauma-Informed policing

An exploration of police officers' attitudes and perceptions towards Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Teachers’ attitudes toward trauma informed care

This study examined how teachers’ attitudes towards trauma informed care in secondary schools, used a mixed methods approach.