Focuses on Michael (12-years old) and Trisha (16-years-old), who live with their mother Monica in a single-parent household. Five years ago, their father Neil was incarcerated after violently attacking and nearly killing Monica while the children were upstairs in their bedrooms.
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Explores policy challenges and solutions relevant to working with refugee youth.
Reports on the NCTSN partnering with the American Academy of Pediatrics to deliver integrated care; details four sites that responded to the 2017 hurricane season; and provides guidance from clinicians who work with immigrant families.
Discusses the importance of quality supervision that organizations can provide to staff members at risk for secondary traumatic stress (STS).
Provides external resources related to Children's Mental Health Awareness.
Is a table of standardized measures that are appropriate for children and families dealing with complex trauma.
Provides external resources related to National Foster Care Month.
Helps Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) directors deliver the highest quality care to children and families.
Presents the first therapy session of Samantha, a 15-year-old African American girl who lives in public housing in an urban area rife with violence and drug use.
Offers information on the assessment of complex trauma in children.
Offers parents and caregivers a brief checklist to use to determine if a complete assessment for complex trauma should be scheduled. This fact sheet will help parents and caregivers determine when to seek professional help.
Provides information for non-mental health professionals regarding the assessment of complex trauma.