Provides perspectives on the institutional responses to the links between community violence and COVID-19 including law enforcement, juvenile justice, national disaster, and mental health systems.
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Looks at community violence, an ongoing crisis in society as many youth and families feel the destructive repercussions of peer conflicts, gun and other weapon attacks, gang fights, and public violence incidents.
Provides information about the specific self-care strategy of Pause-Reset-Nourish, or PRN.
Offers guidance to parents and caregivers on deciding whether or not a child should return to their home or neighborhood after it was damaged in a wildfire.
Offers parents and caregivers strategies and ideas for supporting children and teens during the holiday season. This fact sheet provides tips that parents can use to talk to their children and teens about how they are feeling and changes to holiday celebrations and traditions.
Features Andrew Woods, a clinician with over two decades of experience working with boys and men of color.
Provides caregivers guidance about how to address fears and feelings of prior losses that are coming up during COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on loss and trauma reminders, coping with seperation, and the mind body connection.
Provides caregivers guidance about how to address the impending death of a loved one due to COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on anticipating a death, preparing a child for the death, and saying goodbye.
Provides caregivers guidance on mourning a death of a loved one due to COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on saying goodbye when you couldn't be there, understanding developmental differences in behaviors associated with grief, and seeking alternative support if needed.
Introduces Angel Cooper, Matthew Bump, Weimy Montero, and Marcell Paige, four amazing young adults who will talk about their experiences and thoughts on resiliency. They will reflect on their goals, challenges, healthy coping styles, and hopes for the future.
Highlights how the NCTSN brought in culturally-adapted trauma and grief interventions to several child-serving systems and are ensuring the sustainability of these practices to better identify and treat traumatized and bereaved children and families.
Offers juvenile justice professionals ways to care for themselves during the pandemic. This fact sheet includes questions to ask when monitoring stress as well as do’s and don’ts for strengthening resilience and caring for yourself and others.