Offers information about complex trauma, how it can impact youth, both good and harmful coping strategies, and ways to improve.
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.
Explores the importance of knowing the difference between appropriate and inappropriate school staff behavior with students.
Includes an overview of the breadth of the Network’s accomplishments since its inception. Among those featured are the extensive work of the NCTSN Child Sexual Abuse Committee, the NCTSN Affiliate program, and the new Trauma-Informed Systems Collaborative Group.
Details how NCTSN researchers and practitioners and their partners established complex trauma in children as an eligible condition for health home coverage.
Discusses how families living in racially and economically segregated communities must also cope with the effects of historical trauma and intergenerational racism.
Outlines with use of data for discovering best practices for reaching and helping traumatized refugee children involves collaborations between mental health providers and communities.
Features the Network’s data collection initiatives that included the collection and analysis of data from over 19,000 children served by NCTSN centers.
Describes how the film Removed gives foster parents a vivid picture of what it must be like for children entering the foster care system. This webinar provides information about how to use the video to facilitate a conversation about being removed from one's home.
Delineates the path from complex trauma exposure to involvement in the juvenile justice system.
Provides information on family resilience. This fact sheet discusses a family's ability to maintain or resume effective functioning, including care of its members following potentially traumatic events.
Provides the summary results of a 2016 NCTSN member survey about financial sustainability.
Is the National Child Traumatic Stress Network's Public Service Announcement. This videos gives a brief introduction to the NCTSN, why supporting children and families who have experienced trauma is important, and what can be done.