EC Neurology

Mini Review Volume 15 Issue 4 - 2023

Location, Dislocation, Relocation (LDR): A New Framework to Work with Young People who have Experienced Multiple Traumas

Ana Draper and Elisa Marcellino*

Children and Young People Wellbeing, Improved Futures, UK

*Corresponding Author: Elisa Marcellino, Children and Young People Wellbeing, Improved Futures, UK.
Received: March 04, 2023; Published: March 15, 2023

This paper uses a narrative approach from which a clinical understanding of trauma is made by using the geographical metaphor of location, dislocation, and relocation. These descriptors encompass the idea of life as a journey where individuals find their sense of being located, dislocated and relocated depending on where they are at. Often with people who have experienced multiple traumas there is a dominant sense of feeling dislocated and therefore the need to think about location and relocation from a clinical perspective.

The location, dislocation and relocation framework is an innovative intervention that enhances clients’ wellbeing by improving the therapeutic abilities for all who support and care for them. As well as creating a wider understanding of working with trauma responses and offering coherence for practitioners wanting to use this approach. It creates a common language that is multi-disciplinary and has the potential to create coherence, coordination, and an excellence of care abilities within the whole system.

Keywords: Location, Dislocation, Relocation (LDR); Young People; Multiple Traumas

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Ana Draper and Elisa Marcellino. “Location, Dislocation, Relocation (LDR): A New Framework to Work with Young People who have Experienced Multiple Traumas”. EC Neurology  15.4 (2023): 48-52.