Offers information on coping after mass violence. This fact sheet provides common reactions children and families may be experiencing after a mass violence event, as well as what they can do to take care of themselves.
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Identifies some of the existing NCTSN resources related to mass violence.
Provides information to parents and caregivers about how to support children after the U.S. Capitol Attack.
Features 17-year-old Terrell, who is in his fourth therapy session—a teletherapy meeting with Dr. Wizdom Powell.
Provides clinicians with the foundational knowledge to adapt their practices and provide trauma-informed care to children with IDD.
Provides perspectives on the institutional responses to the links between community violence and COVID-19 including law enforcement, juvenile justice, national disaster, and mental health systems.
Looks at community violence, an ongoing crisis in society as many youth and families feel the destructive repercussions of peer conflicts, gun and other weapon attacks, gang fights, and public violence incidents.
Addresses basic issues in trauma-informed care for children with IDD.
Features Sarah Gardner, MSW, Director of Clinical Services at the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress at Kennedy Krieger Institute and a funded member of Family Informed Trauma Treatment (FITT) Center at the University of Maryland.
Provides external resources related to National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
Provides information about the specific self-care strategy of Pause-Reset-Nourish, or PRN.
Features James, a 16-year-old African American youth who has been living with his maternal uncle, Patrick, since he and his two younger sisters were removed from their biological parents three years ago when James reported to a teacher that his father physically abused him.