Helps parents talk to their kids about the disasters they may face and know how best to support them throughout—whether sheltering-in-place at home, evacuating to a designated shelter, or helping your family heal after reuniting.
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.
Defines key terms, including consent and coercion, and offers guidance to parents related to dating violence and sexual assault.
Offers support to parents whose children have been affected by domestic violence. This fact sheet series provides education to support their resilience and recovery.
Provides parents information on how to talk to children about domestic violence. This fact sheet discusses the importance of recognizing and dealing with one's own feelings before talking to children.
Illustrates how a parent can provide solace and support to a child after the death of a loved one.
Provides information to parents and caregivers about keeping children safe online. This fact sheet describes why sexting is not smart and how sexts can be used to hurt or bully.
Offers tips parents can use to help themselves understand a child's behavior following a hospitalization. These tips assist parents with helping their child cope after a hospital stay.
Offer tips on ways parents can cope with their concerns during their child's hospital stay. This fact sheet assists parents with ways to help their child cope with being in the hospital.
Offers parents guidance to parents about how to support your teen while at the hospital before, during, or after a medical procedure.
Describes how teens may feel when struggling with the death of someone close and offers tips on what caregivers can do to help.
Helps parents and caregivers recognize the signs and symptoms of complex trauma and offers recommendations on how to help children heal.
Provides ways to navigate questions about death, funerals, and memorials for children. This fact sheet discusses this challenging, but manageable, task and includes sample questions and answers to help guide discussions.