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All NCTSN Resources

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.

NCTSN Resource

Without Children, A Native Nation Has No Future: NCTSN Position Statement

Type: Position Statement

Acknowledges that the experiences of Indigenous children have resulted in profound loss and complex trauma. Prior to the passage of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978, Indigenous children were systematically removed from the care and custody of their parents, their families, and their communities.

NCTSN Resource

PFA: Parent Tips for Helping Children after Disasters (in Arabic)

Type: Fact Sheet

Is a handout from Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (PFA). This handout provides parents with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to your preschool-age child. Translated March 2020.

NCTSN Resource

Talking to Children about War (in Polish)

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers information for caregivers on how to talk to children about war. This fact sheet includes the potential impact and considerations when talking to children about war, how to start the conversation, understanding media coverage, and how to foster resilience. Translated 2023.

NCTSN Resource

TOOLCIT Curriculum for Learning Collaborative Facilitators

Type: e-Learning Course

Supports NCTSN sites as they implement, spread, and sustain evidence-based treatments, practices, interventions, and system changes to organizations that serve children and families who have experienced trauma.

Partner-In Resource

I Don't Know How to Talk to My Child About Being Safe Online

Type: Video

Includes discussions from providers who work with families on vulnerabilities to exploitation and staying safe online as well as personal experiences faced by those who struggle to talk to their children about being safe.

Partner-In Resource

Trînka û Mir Roja ku Dinya Hejîya (in Kurmanji)

Type: Special Resource

Offers parents and caregivers a way to talk with their children about earthquakes. This children’s book describes some of Trinka's and Sam’s reactions to an earthquake, talks about how their parents help them express their feelings and feel safer.