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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.

Partner-In Resource

My Child is Suicidal and I Don't Know How to Help

Type: Video

Explores personal experiences faced by parents who learn that their child is struggling with suicidal thoughts, teachers who support youth struggling with suicidal thoughts in school, and providers who help youth and families negotiate recovery...

Partner-In Resource

Trauma ScreenTIME

Type: Website

Provides staff in child-serving systems with best practices for trauma screening. The online courses help child-serving staff identify and support children suffering from traumatic stress as early as possible and connect those in need with effective services. 

Partner-In Resource

Turning the Tide: Parenting in the Wake of Past Trauma

Type: Resource Guide

Gives voice to the struggles of parents and caregivers who experienced trauma growing up in their own families. For adults who are living with the painful effects of their own childhood  environment, becoming a parent may introduce a variety of new emotional and functional challenges.

Partner-In Resource

Creando Ambientes de Apoyo Cuando Suceden Hechos Alarmantes

Type: Fact Sheet

Cómo crear ambientes de apoyo cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes: ofrece orientación para crear ambientes de apoyo para los jóvenes cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes. Esta hoja informativa incluye información sobre rutinas, ritmos y rituales.

Partner-In Resource

Talking to Teens When Violence Happens

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers guidance on talking with teens when violence happens. This fact sheet includes information on checking in with yourself, clarifying your goal, providing information and options, reflection, asking helpful questions, going slow, labeling emotions, validating, and monitoring media and social media exposure.