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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.

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Teacher Guidelines for Helping Students after an Earthquake

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers teachers guidance on helping students after an earthquake. This fact sheet describes common reactions students may have, how teachers and school staff can help, as well as engage in self-care after an earthquake.

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Wildfires: Tips for Parents on Media Coverage

Type: Tip Sheet

Offers parents information about media coverage after a wildfire. This tip sheet provides guidance on understanding media exposure, what parents can do to help, and when your family is a part of the story.

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Disaster and Media

Type: Webinar

Provides an overview on how mental health professionals can work with journalists. This webinar discusses three challenges facing journalists covering disasters and terrorism and presents ways mental health professionals can collaborate with the news media.

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Tips for Parents on Media Coverage of the Earthquake

Type: Tip Sheet

Gives information to parents and caregivers about media coverage following an earthquake. 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.

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Trauma and Resilience in Children: Practical Lessons

Type: Webinar

Addresses four aspects of resilience. This webinar defines resiliency and discusses why it is important to understand resilience by highlighting research findings and showing how to adapt a resilience framework to practice.

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) Online

Type: e-Learning Course

Includes a 6-hour interactive course that puts the participant in the role of a provider in a post-disaster scene. This course is for individuals new to disaster response who want to learn the core goals of PFA, as well as for seasoned practitioners who want a review.

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