Provides background on the issues of trauma among homeless children, including what homelessness looks like in America, the interplay between trauma and homelessness, how programs and services help families exposed to trauma, and providing trauma-specific services.
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Accompanies The Courage to Remember video that presents critical core components of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for children who suffer from childhood traumatic grief.
Presents critical core components for providing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to children who suffer from childhood traumatic grief.
Provides parents with tips on how to help their young children cope and recover following a tsunami. This is the Japanese version 災害のあとに幼い子どもの心を癒す援助
Presents an overview of the issues of traumatic stress among hard of heating children or children with hearing loss.
Provides background on developmental disabilities, statistical information regarding the incidence of trauma for this population, special characteristics of the population that may influence the incidence of trauma, and additional information.
Presents an overview of childhood traumatic grief for parents. This guide describes normal grief and the grieving process, psychological trauma, and how traumatic experiences can affect children.
Assists agencies in weighing the pros and cons of adopting the TF-CBT treatment model.
Provides information about how to talk to children in the US about tsunamis that occur internationally. This fact sheet describes what a tsunami is and how warning systems work, offers tips for parents and caregivers, and gives ideas about how to be prepared.
Describes treatments for traumatic stress that are based on cognitive-behavioral approaches, including learning relaxation and stress management techniques, correcting distorted thoughts, and developing a trauma narrative.
Gives an overview of child and adolescent refugee mental health.
Offers parents and caregivers information about ways that children may respond to the anniversary of a traumatic event.