Explores the importance, clinical considerations, and approaches to assessing for psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress with youth in the juvenile justice population.
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Helps programs who work with justice-involved youth better understand the steps to take to recognize and respond to the trauma-related needs of youth, family members, and staff working in the justice system.
Is a table of standardized measures that are appropriate for refugee children and families.
Helps mental health professionals preparing for a court hearing.
Defines key terms, including consent and coercion, and offers guidance to parents related to dating violence and sexual assault.
Defines key terms, including consent and coercion, and offers guidance to teens related to dating violence and sexual assault.
Discusses the processes leading maltreated youth to become involved in the juvenile justice system.
Provides an overview of working with unaccompanied minors and the unique nature of the trauma they may have experienced. This resource describes symptoms or behaviors unaccompanied minors may display, cultural considerations for providers, and additional resources.
Is an abridged version of the opening plenary from the 2015 NCTSN Implementation Summit. This webinar discusses questions addressed in the plenary that permeated throughout each of three Summit tracks.
Promotes the successful training, adoption, implementation, and sustainability of evidence-based treatment and practices.
Explains how to understand implementation research.
Offers support to parents whose children have been affected by domestic violence. This fact sheet series provides education to support their resilience and recovery.