What does separating children from parents do to them on a psychological level?
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Separating Kids from Families as Psychological Disaster
How familial separation can lead to adverse long-term consequences.
You’ve seen the photos and videos in the news. You’ve seen the Facebook posts. A newly implemented policy of the current presidential administration is to separate kids–little kids–from adults at the border. If a family is trying to get into the US illegally, our government is now detaining the parents and separating them from the kids–often putting the kids in cages. Yes, this is really happening. Today. Here.