Provides an overview of the concepts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and childhood trauma, highlights the gaps that remain in our understanding of the impact of childhood trauma and adversity on mental and physical health...
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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.
Offers parents and caregivers information about how children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience traumatic stress.
Outlines some of the traumatic impacts that COVID-19 has had on children and families. This report breaks down some of the pandemic challenges that children, families, and child-serving agencies have faced and describes the NCTSN's response to COVID-19.
Features Jayda, a young mother who is battling feelings of inadequacy as the parent of a toddler. Jayda is struggling to balance life’s responsibilities while experiencing loss and loneliness following the incarceration of her partner Trevor.
Emphasizes the importance of individual and family voices in trauma treatment, and includes the voices of family members who participated in Familias Unidas, an evidence-based program focused on parenting skills.
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Comparte cómo tomando en cuenta las consideraciones culturales informa de manera más eficiente al equipo de trabajo al brindar servicios de trauma a jóvenes y familias Latinoamericanas.
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Provides an overview of common pandemic-related stressors among children and families, highlights NCTSN efforts to mitigate these issues, and offers priority recommendations.
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.
Ofrece a los padres y cuidadores información sobre la separación traumática, incluyendo qué son las experiencias traumáticas, cómo reaccionan los niños al trauma y formas de sanar.
Offers parents and caregivers information about traumatic separation, including what traumatic experiences are, how children react to trauma, and ways to heal.
Provides information for family members and caregivers who are trying to decide whether or not to serve on advisory boards.