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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.

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Words to Use When Talking About Suicide

Type: Fact Sheet

Provides information to help youth know what words to use when talking about suicide with friends and peers. This fact sheet includes when you should ask, examples of what to say, when to get help, as well as next steps. This resource is most helpful for youth ages 12 and older.

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Digital Diaries: Joshua

Type: Webinar

Features Joshua, a young adult struggling to find his place in the world, and his therapist Dr. Michael Gomez.

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NCTSN Impact Newsletter: Summer 2021

Type: Newsletter

Is filled with examples of NCTSN commitment. You'll read about Dr. Ellen Gerrity and her 18 years of service as the Network's Senior Policy Advisor, and the efforts of Affiliate member Nancy Fitzgerald to focus on teachers and students.

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Digital Diaries: Samantha

Type: Webinar

Features Samantha, a high school student, and her trauma therapist, Dr. Ernestine Briggs-King. Samantha is a composite of several young women, not an actual client, and is portrayed by an actress in order to protect privacy.

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Psychological First Aid for Unaccompanied Children

Type: Special Resource

Is a evidence-informed modular approach to assist unaccompanied children immediately after arriving in the US. This approach includes a set of tools to assist staff in supporting unaccompanied children through early transitions.