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All NCTSN Resources

The following resources on child trauma were developed by the NCTSN. To find a specific topic or resource, enter keywords in the search box, or filter by resource type, trauma type, language, or audience.

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NCTSN Impact Newsletter: Winter 2018

Type: Newsletter

Includes articles that range from how NCTSN leadership and missions are linked with other trauma-focused organizations, such as the International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress.

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Taking Care of Yourself

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers providers a list of ideas for self-care strategies to use after a difficult event. This checklist outlines the three basics aspects of self-care including awareness, balance, and connection. 

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For Teens: Coping After Mass Violence

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers information for teens about common reactions to mass violence, as well as tips for taking care of themselves and connecting with others.

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Child Trauma and Opioid Use: Policy Implications

Type: Fact Sheet

Provides policymakers and other stakeholders with an overview of how substance use and trauma effects children, adolescents, and families; substance use-related impaired caregiving; and the impact of the opioid crisis on children and families.

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College Students: Coping After the Recent Shooting

Type: Fact Sheet

Provides information for college students on how to cope afte the recent shooting. This fact sheet offers insight into what college students could be experiencing in light of the recent shooting, as well as types of reactions and what they can do for themselves. 

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The Power of Parenting: How to Help Your Child After a Parent or Caregiver Dies

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers guidance around helping children cope after the death of a loved one. Information is provided about how to face new fears in the context of bereavement, how grieving caregivers can take care of their own needs, how to help children hold on to the old while embracing the new and how to create comforting connections. Parents share their knowledge gained from experience and provide practical, real life examples, that can help support families and their children who are experiencing grief and bereavement.

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