Describes what comprehensive care for children in the child welfare system looks like.
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.
Provides an understanding of trauma, traumatic stress, and toxic stress within the context of integrated healthcare.
Includes an overview of trauma-informed integrated healthcare by defining what it is (and what it is not), its goals and advantages, as well as benefits and challenges across four different integration models.
Addresses the importance of understanding the special developmental needs of young traumatized children. This webinar discusses appropriate referrals for consultation and describes a cutting edge developmental intervention for children in the child welfare system.
Provides statistics for child abuse and neglect in the United States, outlines how to recognize a variety of injuries suggestive of child physical abuse, and highlights the basic diagnostic evaluation necessary to evaluate a child for physical abuse.
Discusses ways mental health providers can work with pediatric medical providers to ensure traumatized children receive care. This webinar talks about how primary care providers are essential allies in efforts to identify and respond to young children affected by trauma.
Addresses the relevance of traumatic stress for healthcare providers and discusses the prevalence, impact, risk factors, and mechanisms of pediatric medical trauma.
Provides medical providers with information about traumatic grief in military children.
Synthesizes research and clinical knowledge about typical brain development and the high impact that the stress response has on the developing brain. This webinar highlights the clinical application for clinicians and other professionals who work with traumatized children.
Provides staff in child-serving systems with best practices for trauma screening. The courses will help staff develop a plan for implementing a screening process in their setting, identify and support children suffering from traumatic stress as early as possible, and connect those in need with effective services.
Is a self-rating tool that walks users through each of the competencies in STS cross-disciplinary version.
Offers information to providers about the impact of traumatic medical events.