Offers tips for providers on sharing power in trauma-responsive care. This tip sheet encourages providers to broaden their perspective and deepen their insights by “wearing the hats” of others at their agency (i.e., parents, intake workers, administrators).
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Explores the common reasons CSEC youth seek care, as well as challenges to victim identification.
Gives an overview of current issues and challenges for law enforcement and the juvenile justice system in assisting children and adolescents who face commercial sexual exploitation.
Addresses the mental health needs of immigrant minors during their resettlement process and integration into American schools. This is part 2 in a series of the Spotlight on Culture that provides information about the trauma and the mental health needs of immigrant minors.
Highlights two examples of state-based child trauma policy innovations. This webinar discuses the many states playing a leadership role in enacting and implementing policies to support trauma-informed services for children and families.
Provides an overview for providers on how to work with children and families who are living with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD) and have experienced trauma.
Provides a map for increasing trauma therapist's comfort, willingness, and knowledge to initiate and facilitate sexual health conversations that promote LGBTQ youth coming to know the positive potential for their sexual development and health.
Presents the current status of mental health assessment, intervention and prevention for commercially sexually exploited youth, and future steps for improving mental health services for this population.
Features a first-person interview with Jeanne Sherman, MEd, CAGS, LMHC, whose efforts on behalf of military veterans and families in Rhode Island earned her the VFW Community Service Award in May of 2015.
Tackles the specific strategies and challenges within each child serving system providing services to commercially sexually exploited children.
Features leading child and adolescent experts speaking about their recommendations for effectively addressing policy challenges in implementing integrated care.
Discusses a study comparing a clinical CSEC cohort with a clinical group of youth who had no reported involvement in prostitution, but had a history of sexual abuse/assault.