Discusses a study comparing a clinical CSEC cohort with a clinical group of youth who had no reported involvement in prostitution, but had a history of sexual abuse/assault.
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.
Provides information to policymakers about the impact of natural and technological disasters on children, families, and communities.
Addresses several local, state, and federal policy issues. This webinar series includes presentations from key policy experts, NCTSN members, affiliates, and partners who have played a leadership role in child trauma policy efforts.
Guides participants in understanding the Defending Childhood Initiative and its policy implications for the child trauma field.
Guides agency leaders, clinicians, trainers, and others in optimizing service provision to children and families affected by trauma.
Provides an overview of child traumatic stress and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
Describes the prevalence of trauma exposure and service use among NCTSN children in the Core Data Set and offers the study's results, recommendations, and policy implications.
Describes the complex trauma and mental health of children placed in foster care among NCTSN care recipients as well as policy recommendations.
Discusses important policy issues related to the delivery of trauma-informed evidence-based care to children and families affected by traumatic events.
Describes child and adolescent trauma exposure and psychosocial functioning among NCTSN care recipients in residential care.
Describes the need for an integrated system of care for youth with traumatic stress and substance use disorders.
Educates policymakers about the scope and impact of childhood trauma, offers effective solutions that can be implemented with the support of trauma-informed public policy, and provides information about additional resources.