Complements the Resource Parent Curriculum (RPC). This course is for resource families who are considering attending a RPC training to help them determine whether it would be worth their time to attend an entire workshop.
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 staff in residential treatment centers on how to understand behavior through a trauma lens.
Details the importance of a holistic, multidisciplinary, multi-level approach to addressing the needs of youth with complex trauma in residential treatment settings.
Provides definitions of child traumatic stress and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and explains how symptoms can overlap, as well as summarizes some of the differences between the two.
Explores policy challenges and lessons learned in promoting and supporting trauma-informed schools.
Addresses community violence in the lives of youth.
Defines resilience and factors that enhance resilience in children following a potentially traumatic event.
Answers the question what is a trauma-informed child and family service system. This fact sheet details the components of a trauma-informed child and family service system.
Increases understanding of the impact that parents’ own unresolved trauma can have on their capacity to engage with child welfare personnel, negotiate different aspects of the child welfare system, and safely parent their children.
Features a trauma-informed caregiver discussing how to partner with a variety of providers including pediatricians.
Explores the conditions that contribute to youth affiliation with armed groups, including racialized structural and economic violence, individual and community traumatization, and high-risk behavioral adaptations to chronic violence.
Offers providers details about the unique needs of veterans transitioning out of service. This fact sheet provides general information about today's military veteran family and challenges of military life including separation, physical disabilities or injury, and impaired cognitive functioning.