Introduces key factors that juvenile court judges should consider in order to take a trauma-informed approach when newcomer immigrant youth come before them in juvenile justice cases.
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Walks professionals through the process of forming a board and highlights the common decisions groups have to make while outlining the options at each juncture. This guide helps to demystify the process and allows professionals to think about the bigger strategic decisions that will form the bedr
Presents eleven-year-old Clara in her third treatment session, sharing about the first sexual abuse she experienced. Clara’s growing discomfort is evident as she describes her mother’s former live-in boyfriend, Michael, and how the abuse progressed.
Depicts Maya, a 9-year-old girl, was referred for therapy due to numerous instances of domestic violence by her father toward her mother (some of which she witnessed), physical abuse by her father, and possible sexual abuse with no specific disclosures.
Presents Adam, a 15-year-old Caucasian male who grew up in the suburbs outside of Chicago with his mother, father, and two sisters. His family is pretty well off financially and he and his siblings all attend private school, have personal tutors, and enjoy horseback riding and soccer.
Provides external resources related to National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
Includes articles that range from how NCTSN leadership and missions are linked with other trauma-focused organizations, such as the International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress.
Offers providers a list of ideas for self-care strategies to use after a difficult event. This checklist outlines the three basics aspects of self-care including awareness, balance, and connection.
Is a list of publications from the NCTSN Core Data Set. This comprehensive list gives readers the reference information for each publication.
Provides a brief overview of the definition and impact of traumatic separation. Speakers will discuss the importance of understanding traumatic separation when working with youth in the foster and kincare systems.
Offers information for teens about common reactions to mass violence, as well as tips for taking care of themselves and connecting with others.