Explores the importance, clinical considerations, and approaches to assess for psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress in youth in the juvenile justice population. This fact sheet addresses challenges that are unique to assessment within the juvenile justice environment.
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Describes evidence-informed interventions for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
Gives details about the growing number of girls in the juvenile justice system.
Provides an overview of child traumatic stress and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
Updated September 2023
Provides information for caregivers on choosing trauma-informed care for children with IDD.
Offers guidance on the importance of taking care of oneself while parenting children with IDD.
Outlines what responses to trauma could look like in children with IDD.
Offers parents and caregivers information to help support their children after the loss of a family member due to homicide.
Tells the story of what the NCTSN has learned through the first Anti-Racist Summit Initiative, what they are still learning, and how the NCTSN can support organizations to become anti-racist.
Offers readers in-depth coverage of the varied and committed work being done by our Network members.
Provides an understanding of why it is important to talk to children about race-based hate, how to recognize signs of traumatic stress and its impact, how to begin a conversation with youth about anti-AAPI hate, and what can be done in response.
Provides information pertaining to the history of anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) hate. This resource explores the historical trauma caused by these events, leading up to the rise of anti-AAPI hate statistics that increased at the beginning of COVID-19.