Depicts a father who has been physically violent in the past becoming intensely verbally angry, frightening and emotionally alienating to his son.
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.
Is a table of standardized measures that are appropriate for children and families dealing with complex trauma.
Offers parents and caregivers a way to talk with their children about hurricanes. This children’s book describes some of Trinka's and Sam’s reactions to a hurricane, talks about how their parents help them express their feelings and feel safer.
Ensures that organization leadership has basic knowledge of implementation science principles, understands their role, and has the capacity and skill to play that role is critical in any implementation collaborative.
Presents a tiered approach to creating a trauma-informed school environment that addresses the needs of all students, staff, administrators, and families who might be at risk for experiencing the symptoms of traumatic stress.
Helps educators understand how they might address the interplay of race and trauma and its effects on students in the classroom. The guide outlines recommendations for educators and offers a list of supplemental resources.
Features a highly diverse cast of seven adolescents and young adults who examine the shared and unique challenges faced, mistakes made, and growth attained in the struggle to transcend legacies of developmental trauma.
Gives information to parents and caregivers about media coverage following a hurricane. This tip sheet describes what parents can do to help their children, media exposure after disaster events, and talks about what it is like when a family is a part of the story.
Offers information about refugee arrivals in the U.S. and refugee mental health needs and best practices.
Provides information on why conducting a trauma-informed mental health assessment is important for those working in a CAC. This fact sheet looks at what an evidence-based assessment is, some of the instruments available, and what symptoms to look for when doing an assessment.
Gives information on family engagement, why its important, the potential barriers to engaging a family, specific strategies for engagement, and how MDT partners can be involved in family engagement.
Gives an overview of implementing evidence-based treatment at a CAC.