Offers strategies to help parents/caregivers cope with collective traumas. This fact sheet also provides guidance on what parents/caregivers can do to care for their children as they cope.
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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.
Introduces the FOCUS Family Resiliency Program, a brief evidence-based intervention that is among the most widely disseminated family-based programs for military populations, and will discuss general issues in adapting it with families who have a child with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
Features a conversation about creating awareness regarding youth responses to community violence, civil unrest, and societal history of marginalization and racial trauma.
Highlights the background, intended goals, role-specific workgroups, results of participation, and next steps of the summit.
Provides prosecution attorneys with knowledge about a trauma-informed approach to prosecution.
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...
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.