Children who have lived lives saturated with loss, neglect, rejection, and hardship sometimes express the pain of trauma in self-damaging ways. The Residential Child Care Project at Cornell University helps organizations create conditions where children can heal with help from understanding adults.

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Therapeutic Crisis Intervention System

shapes adults' responses to children's aggressive and violent behaviors in ways that avoid injury and create opportunities for growth.


CARE: Creating Conditions for Change

builds an environment where children can heal from trauma.

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Creating Trauma-Informed Residential Settings

provides expertise for organizations that are adopting a trauma-informed care approach.

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Research and Evaluation

RCCP researchers evaluate program effectiveness, monitor research developments, and conduct studies.


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