Serves as a guide for child-serving professionals and families new to the information available through the NCTSN including an overview of the NCTSN, along with a brief introduction to child traumatic stress, its causes, and consequences.
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.
Provides external resources related to working with military-connected children and families.
Provides external resources related to National Homeless Youth Awareness Month.
Highlights useful strategies for and classroom examples of relationship-building and its positive impact on trauma-informed practice change in schools.
Shares principles and examples of creating meaningful changes in the classroom that form an environment where children feel safe and willing to take risks.
Highlights key components of the NCTSN Breakthrough Series Collaborative (BSC) for Supporting Trauma-Informed Schools to Keep Students in the Classroom.
Highlights principles of the Breakthrough Series Collaborative methodology that support changes in schools, including involvement from stakeholders at multiple levels and a process of testing and adapting small changes to bring about sustainable and meaningful shifts in culture.
Highlights how this initiative used the Breakthrough Series Collaborative Change Framework to increase psychological safety while also supporting trauma-informed changes at the classroom and school level.
Outlines how the NCTSN TIOA is different from other trauma-related organizational assessment tools, describes the process of using the NCTSN TIOA, and includes sample items.
Guides users in applying the 12 Core Concepts to "real-world" case material, with the goal of strengthening trauma-informed professionalism for a broad range of audiences.
Gives you an inside look at the work done by individual and agency leaders.
Is a two-part video series describing materials developed by Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC) and how those resources can be integrated into evidence-based care.