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.
Provides an understanding of why it is important to talk to children about race-based hate, how to recognize signs of traumatic stress and its impact, how to begin a conversation with youth about anti-AAPI hate, and what can be done in response.
Identifies the core competencies that STS-informed supervisors in any discipline should have. This fact sheet defines terms, outlines benchmarks for each competency, and offers supervisors guidance on ways...
Helps organizations assess their current practices in the context of serving children and families who have experienced trauma. It is an important part of an organizational transformation process to create trauma-informed organizations.
Highlights key points for providers, family advocates, and policymakers to understand about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and child trauma. This resource was adapted from...
Outlines different considerations that primary care providers need to take into account when working wih reugee youth and their families.This fact sheet describes the cultural, child and youth, family, and provider considerations that healthcare providers should understand when working with this
Outlines different considerations that primary care providers need to take into account when working with refugee youth and their families.
Provides a focus on Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters Advocacy Center.
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.