Explores both the historical and current causes for disproportionality.
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Provides expertise on the impact of violence on youth. This webinar presents best practices for prevention and trauma intervention for youth impacted by community violence and trauma.
Is a compilation of resources stemming from the NCTSN Implementation Summit including the full Implementation Summit Panel video, bibliographies from the Summit and Implementation Task Force (ITF), an Implementation Glossary, Evidence-Based Treatment Resources Abstract list and more.
Provides information and suggestions for helping children who experience traumatic separation from a caregiver. This fact sheet describes how many children experience the loss of a caregiver, either permanently due to death, or for varying amounts of time due to other circumstances.
Encourages providers to share power in the context of trauma-responsive practice.
Helps parents talk to their kids about the disasters they may face and know how best to support them throughout—whether sheltering-in-place at home, evacuating to a designated shelter, or helping your family heal after reuniting.
Features five LGBTQ youth who discuss their own trauma experiences related to their respective LGBTQ identities, how they strengthened their resilience, and how professionals helped them.
Has a list of questions and answers related to the Sharing Power Series. This fact sheet includes information on how to use the Sharing Power resources and questions that may arise.
Offers tips for providers on sharing power in trauma-responsive care. This tip sheet encourages providers to broaden their perspective and deepen their insights by “wearing the hats” of others at their agency (i.e., parents, intake workers, administrators).
Explores the common reasons CSEC youth seek care, as well as challenges to victim identification.
Gives an overview of current issues and challenges for law enforcement and the juvenile justice system in assisting children and adolescents who face commercial sexual exploitation.
Addresses the mental health needs of immigrant minors during their resettlement process and integration into American schools. This is part 2 in a series of the Spotlight on Culture that provides information about the trauma and the mental health needs of immigrant minors.