Offers activities and a scenario for youth who have been ill or injured to help understand what it is they might be feeling.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed a variety of resources for children, youth, and young adults, to explain child trauma and its effects. These tip sheets, guides, and videos are designed with input from youth themselves, to help make sense of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and to provide support and encouragement to grow and heal.
Provides information to youth about how to talk about medical trauma with others. This tip sheet, a part of the Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress Toolkit, includes a scenario to read that describes how therapy helped the youth in the story.
Provides children with information and activities to help cope with pain after an injury, illness, or medical stay.
Gives questions for youth to answer to determine if they have experienced community violence.
Supports students who are recovering from a hurricane. This fact sheet describes common reactions students may experience, suggests ways to enhance their capacity for coping, and gives a checklist of specific strategies students can use in the aftermath of the disaster.
Provides information to teens about sexual abuse. This fact sheet describes what sexual abuse is, how common it is, myths and facts about sexual abuse, and where to go for help.
Offers teens information about the differences between sex and sexual abuse. This fact sheet describes when sex is used as a weapon, including the use of physical force, emotional or psychological force, secrecy about sex, and victim blaming.
Provides information to teens about staying safe while they are online.
Tells the story of a 10-year-old boy's experience following the tragic death of his father. Jeremy is having a traumatic reaction and struggling at school and at home.
Discusses the options teens have after sexual abuse. This fact sheet provides information on whether or not to tell, who to go to for help, and what resources are available for support. It provides information for sexual abuse survivors about the process of disclosure.
Offers survivors of acquaintance rape information on what they can do now.
Offers teens information about acquaintance rape.