“Safe Babies Courts” Reduce Trauma Impacts


ACES Too High News examines what makes “Safe Babies Courts” different than normal courts, and how they are reducing the negative psychological impacts of family court processes on young children.

“The judges in early childhood courts who have learned about this science of childhood adversity have turned their courts upside down and inside out – sometimes dragging along reluctant child welfare workers and attorneys – to show that a radical new approach that integrates relationships and caring into the court system can actually, truly make things better,” reports ACES.

In Safe Babies Courts, 99% of kids don’t suffer more abuse — but less than 1% of U.S. family courts are Safe Babies Courts (ACES Too High News, February 23, 2015)