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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.

Partner-In Resource

Trinka ak Sam Nan Yon Jounen Anpil Van ak Lapli

Type: Special Resource

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.

NCTSN Resource

Never Give Up: A Complex Trauma Film by Youth for Youth

Type: Video

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.

NCTSN Resource

Tips for Parents on Media Coverage of the Hurricanes

Type: Tip Sheet

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.

NCTSN Resource

Conducting a Trauma-Informed Mental Health Assessment in a CAC

Type: Fact Sheet

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.

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