Offers tips to therapists who work with LGBTQ youth experiencing self-injury and suicidal ideation. The fact sheet describes challenges that LGBTQ youth face and helpful approaches therapists can take to support the youth they are working with.
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Explores ways a juvenile justice professional can improve the impact of their work through family partnering, why family partnership is critical to trauma-informed care, and how partnership can improve a juvenile justice professional’s effectiveness and job satisfaction.
Outline techniques for engaging families in affirming treatment and care of their LGBTQ youth, including a review of techniques used within the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) with founder Caitlin Ryan.
Looks back at Jordyn. Since disclosing her sexual exploitation experiences in a previous session, Jordyn continues to attend therapy sessions to address her distress symptoms; depression and PTSD.
Profiles Irene Clements, an extraordinary foster parent and family advocate, and reports on Rhode Island Family Service, which maintains its "Go Team" ride-along partnership with the police department.
Offers guidance to child-serving behavioral health organizations and professionals who serve communities affected by disaster and terrorism events.
Demonstrates approaches therapists can take to help adolescents feel more invested in the family therapy process. Often, adolescents may feel heard but not listened to in their family environment.
Provides mental health clinicians and professional interpreters with information about a trauma-informed approach to mental health interpretation that is socio-culturally and linguistically- responsive to the needs of children and families receiving services.
Discusses how professionals can recognize qualities of a safe, affirming environment where staff can explore personal views and values, and articulate professional responsibilities.
DIscusses the intersection of complex trauma, development, and culture creates a foundation for effective case planning, treatment, and intervention.
Provides judges with information they need to know about newcomer immigrant youth and trauma. This bench card offers useful questions and guidelines to help make decisions based on the specific needs of newcomer immigrant youth.
Provides information about refugee trauma for those working in or with the child welfare system.