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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.

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Being Anti-Racist is Central to Trauma-Informed Care: Principles of an Anti-Racist, Trauma...

Type: Special Resource

Systems and organizations must shift beyond performative action toward becoming antiracist and trauma-informed. This resource offers actionable principles and strategies that organizations can implement to make this move toward fundamental transformation. Our nation is at a critical precipice for reimagining how to improve access to and quality of the services for children, families, and communities throughout the United States (US) who have been traumatized by the current and historical impacts of anti-Black racism, as well as to dismantle the white supremacy culture that continues to uphold this racism. The goal of this resource is to light a fire in the bellies of systems, their leaders, and their agents to adopt conscious  efforts and actions that promote equity, healing, and justice. This cannot be achieved by inspiring systems to simply think differently about individuals negotiating racism in their daily lives - they must act differently.

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Trauma-Focused Practice Supplement for the Crossover Youth Practice Model

Type: Resource Guide

Is designed for those working with youth involved in multiple systems using the Crossover Youth Practice Model. This supplement is a brief version of A Trauma-Informed Guide for Working with Youth Involved in Multiple Systems developed specifically for staff working with youth who are cu

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NCTSN Trauma-Informed Organizational Assessment (TIOA) Course

Type: Special Resource

Helps organizations assess their current practices in the context of serving children and families who have experienced trauma. It is an important part of an organizational transformation process to create trauma-informed organizations.

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Assessing and Treating Interpersonal Violence in the Wake of COVID-19

Type: Webinar

Describes assessment strategies and evidence-based interventions for interpersonal violence in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic across development, with a focus on 1) how to ask children about their trauma experiences and responses; 2) the use of Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) for young...

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Cuidar de ti mismo

Type: Fact Sheet

Cuidar de uno mismo: ofrece información para ayudar a los jóvenes a cuidarse a sí mismos. Esta hoja informativa incluye información sobre lo que significa cuidarse uno mismo, además de recomendaciones de líneas directas de ayuda y temas para estimular la conversación.