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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

Easing Foster Care Placement Practice Brief

Type: Fact Sheet

Focuses on addressing secondary traumatic stress experienced by child welfare staff, easing children’s transitions into foster care, and working with parents who have been impacted by trauma.

Partner-In Resource

Trauma Parenting Practice Brief

Type: Fact Sheet

Focuses on addressing secondary traumatic stress experienced by child welfare staff, easing children’s transitions into foster care, and working with parents who have been impacted by trauma.

Partner-In Resource

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Hotline

Type: Website

Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.

Partner-In Resource

Refugee Services Core Stressor Assessment Tool

Type: Website

Provides users with information about four core stressors that refugees commonly face, and guides users through an assessment of a particular youth or family's needs.

Partner-In Resource

Trinka and Sam: The Day the Earth Shook

Type: Special Resource

Offers parents and caregivers a way to talk with their children about earthquakes. This children’s book describes some of Trinka's and Sam’s reactions to an earthquake, talks about how their parents help them express their feelings and feel safer.

Partner-In Resource

Trinka and Sam: The Day the Earth Shook (in Japanese)

Type: Special Resource

Offers parents and caregivers a way to talk with their children about earthquakes. This children’s book describes some of Trinka's and Sam’s reactions to an earthquake, talks about how their parents help them express their feelings and feel safer.

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