Presents a tiered approach to creating a trauma-informed school environment that addresses the needs of all students, staff, administrators, and families who might be at risk for experiencing the symptoms of traumatic stress.
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Helps educators understand how they might address the interplay of race and trauma and its effects on students in the classroom. The guide outlines recommendations for educators and offers a list of supplemental resources.
Features a highly diverse cast of seven adolescents and young adults who examine the shared and unique challenges faced, mistakes made, and growth attained in the struggle to transcend legacies of developmental trauma.
Gives information to parents and caregivers about media coverage following a hurricane. This tip sheet describes what parents can do to help their children, media exposure after disaster events, and talks about what it is like when a family is a part of the story.
Provides guidance on responding to disaster, violence, or terrorism events using the Psychological First Aid intervention.
Offers information about refugee arrivals in the U.S. and refugee mental health needs and best practices.
Provides information on why conducting a trauma-informed mental health assessment is important for those working in a CAC. This fact sheet looks at what an evidence-based assessment is, some of the instruments available, and what symptoms to look for when doing an assessment.
Gives information on family engagement, why its important, the potential barriers to engaging a family, specific strategies for engagement, and how MDT partners can be involved in family engagement.
Gives an overview of implementing evidence-based treatment at a CAC.
Discusses the differences between offering mental health services on site at a CAC versus partnering with other organizations to provide care.
Discusses why it is important to measure the quality of a CAC's mental health component. This fact sheet looks at ways to measure quality, how a CAC can use metrics to monitor quality, and how a CAC can use conversation to monitor quality.
Looks at the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) and case management monitoring as a component of treatment completion.