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.
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.
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.
Offers guidance on how to talk to your child after a parent or caregiver dies. This fact sheet provides an overview of how to talk with bereaved children after a caregiver dies.
Provides an introduction and overview to the NCTSN Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma (CCCT). This fact sheet offers information on the CCCT including its strengths-based approach, learning objectives, its elements, and its case studies.
Provides external resources related to working with military-connected children and families.
Provides external resources related to National Homeless Youth Awareness Month.
Offers simple facts on bullying. This infographic outlines the different types of bullying.
Provides juvenile defense attorneys with knowledge about trauma, the definition of trauma-informed legal advocacy, the impact of trauma exposure on child development, and effects of trauma on the attorney-client relationship. This guide aides in how to consider the benefits and dangers of sharin
Offers facts about bullying and trauma. This infographic provides facts about the relationship between bullying and trauma, as well as how being bullied can lead to PTSD.
Provides external resources related to National Bullying Prevention Month.
Provides external resources related to National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Provides information to schools about how to create a trauma-informed active shooter/intruder drill. This fact sheet outlines the steps to take before, during, and after for students, school staff, and parents.