Provides policymakers and other stakeholders with an overview of how substance use and trauma affects children, adolescents, and families; substance use-related impaired caregiving; and the impact of the opioid crisis on children and families.
The policy resources below address research, education, and training, and include NCTSN products and materials developed by the NCCTS Policy Program and the NCTSN Policy Task Force.
Gives examples of state and federal policy issues related to child sex trafficking. This webinar provides an overview of activities and resources related to child sex trafficking.
Highlights the key elements of the 2017 NCTSN System Framework for Trauma-Informed Schools, while also underscoring the public health implications of trauma exposure and the benefits of having trauma-informed schools.
Explores policy challenges and solutions relevant to working with refugee youth.
Provides policymakers and other stakeholders an overview of trauma-informed integrated care and its importance for children who have experienced trauma.
Provides policymakers and other stakeholders with an overview of child sex trafficking and its relationship to child trauma, as well as policy-relevant and child trauma-focused recommendations to assist them in their response to child sex trafficking.
Provides policymakers and other stakeholders with an overview of intimate partner violence (IPV) and its relationship to child trauma, as well as policy-relevant and child trauma-focused recommendations to assist them in their response to intimate partner violence.
Details how NCTSN researchers and practitioners and their partners established complex trauma in children as an eligible condition for health home coverage.
Provides the summary results of a 2016 NCTSN member survey about financial sustainability.
Explores policy challenges and lessons learned in promoting and supporting trauma-informed schools.
Provides an overview of several national policy challenges and solutions in the area of trauma and substance use.
Highlights two examples of state-based child trauma policy innovations. This webinar discuses the many states playing a leadership role in enacting and implementing policies to support trauma-informed services for children and families.