Focuses on how therapists can handle the challenge of remaining attuned to intensely distressed clients while also recognizing and regulating their own stress reactions.
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Identifies existing NCTSN resources related to traumatic separation, refugee and immigrant trauma, and best practices in trauma-informed care for refugee and immigrant children and families.
Provides strategies for establishing and expanding partnerships, discusses considerations for networking in rural and frontier communities, and highlights the role of health care coalitions and schools.
Provides current recommendations for partnering with local organizations; resources available after a disaster or terrorism event; and strategies for staging response activities to address recovery.
Focuses on Michael (12-years old) and Trisha (16-years-old), who live with their mother Monica in a single-parent household. Five years ago, their father Neil was incarcerated after violently attacking and nearly killing Monica while the children were upstairs in their bedrooms.
Explores policy challenges and solutions relevant to working with refugee youth.
Reports on the NCTSN partnering with the American Academy of Pediatrics to deliver integrated care; details four sites that responded to the 2017 hurricane season; and provides guidance from clinicians who work with immigrant families.
Discusses the importance of quality supervision that organizations can provide to staff members at risk for secondary traumatic stress (STS).
Provides external resources related to Children's Mental Health Awareness.
Is a table of standardized measures that are appropriate for children and families dealing with complex trauma.
Provides external resources related to National Foster Care Month.
Helps Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) directors deliver the highest quality care to children and families.