Offers advice to parents on helping children understand media coverage while limiting their exposure to distressing images.
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Educates policymakers about the scope and impact of childhood trauma, offers effective solutions that can be implemented with the support of trauma-informed public policy, and provides information about additional resources.
Focuses on creating a trauma-informed law enforcement system.
Provides educators with information about traumatic grief in military children.
Provides parents and caregivers with information about traumatic grief in military children.
Provides medical providers with information about traumatic grief in military children.
Discusses Real Life Heroes (RLH), which envisions treatment for trauma as a hero's journey. This webinar describes RLH, including attachment-based therapy as well as journaling, other arts, and expressive elements.
Provides information for parents and caregivers about children and teens who have had a loved one die in an earthquake.
Provides information for teachers and school personnel about children and teens who have had a loved one die in an earthquake.
Discusses the intervention Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS).
Explores the complex connections between traumatic stress and substance abuse.
Helps Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) directors evaluate options for offering mental health services, and assessing and/or comparing the quality of services available in the community.