Provides a glossary of terms for healthcare providers to better understand the concepts within trauma-informed integrated care.
Wherever Healthcare Providers encounter children and families--whether in a clinic, hospital ER, school, or at a private outpatient practice--there are opportunities to integrate trauma-informed practices into the care families receive. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed tools and materials to help physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals understand and respond to the specific needs of traumatized children. In addition to the NCTSN resources highlighted below, Healthcare Providers can learn more about trauma-informed integrated care in the Trauma-Informed Care section of this website.
Offers a compendium of tools to guide medical professionals in effectively assessing and treating medical traumatic stress in children and families. This toolkit helps providers address the emotional, as well as the physical side of trauma.
Describes how young children, school-age children, and adolescents react to traumatic events and offers suggestions on how parents and caregivers can help and support them.
Defines child traumatic stress. This fact sheet gives an overview of trauma, describes traumatic stress symptoms, and ways children may be impacted.
Offers providers information about synergy for children who experience trauma. This fact sheet is a summary of important points from a NCTSN Core Data Set publication developed to help providers understand whether certain pairs of trauma and adversity have more additive synergy than others.
Describes how the impact and consequences of COVID-19 increase the risk of involvement in sex or labor trafficking. This fact sheet offers infromation on what you can do as a provider and how to support yourself.
Offers activity ideas to parents and caregivers whose families are sheltering in place, social distancing, and homeschooling due to school closures amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
Provides information about sexual health to providers. This fact sheet discusses what sexual health is, the challenges providers face when talking about sexual health, sexual health principles, as well as how trauma impacts sexual health conversations.
Offers information on why pediatric providers are important for grieving children.
Outlines different considerations that primary care providers need to take into account when working with refugee youth and their families.
Provides policymakers and other stakeholders an overview of trauma-informed integrated care and its importance for children who have experienced trauma.
Features a trauma-informed caregiver discussing how to partner with a variety of providers including pediatricians.