Provides an overview of common pandemic-related stressors among children and families, highlights NCTSN efforts to mitigate these issues, and offers priority recommendations.
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Features Nancy Kassam Adams and Anne Kazak, longtime members of the NCTSN and Co-Directors of the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress, an NCTSN Category II Center.
Provides an overview of activities of NCTSN grantees who received Fiscal Year 2019 supplement funding to address the needs of unaccompanied alien children and shares lessons learned from working with this population.
Offers helpful resources and inspiring reports abound in the March issue of IMPACT, where we spotlight NCTSN members, including Affiliates, who have raised the bar around innovative ways to help children and families during the pandemic. Schools are a special focus in this issue, and you
Explores the essential elements of the Resource Parent Curriculum (RPC) and what is most important for agencies to know when thinking about launching the workshop, including additional questions related to getting started with the RPC.
Presents a formal model based on a “matrix” of TF-CBT steps and will also provide recommendations for treatment structure, process, and supplemental resources from the IDD/autism literature.
Introduces Miguel, a 17-year-old with a history of truancy, fighting, and multiple arrests since the age of 14— around the time his mother passed away from cancer. He lives with his grandmother and siblings and occasionally sees his father, who lives out of state.
Focuses on current challenges and recommendations for addressing the needs of young immigrant children, youth and families; highlighting the importance of community partnership, early childhood protections; addressing substance use and its effects, as well as faith based supportive approaches.
Offers information about the experiences of youth who have been trafficked. This fact sheet provides lists of experiences that youth may have endured prior to being trafficked, while being trafficked, and/or after being trafficked.
Provides a list of common misconceptions about child sex trafficking and uses facts to address those misconceptions.
Discusses the complex interplay of societal, community, relationship, and individual factors that increase a youth's risk of being trafficked. This fact sheet offers information about youth whose experiences make them more vulnerable to being trafficked.
Features Mr. Smith, a 27-year-old single father who works full-time as a health worker. He and his fiancé would like full custody of his 7-year-old son, Samuel.